The Tudor trademark was first registered in 1926 by Swiss watchmaking company “Veuve de Philippe Hüther” on behalf of Hans Wilsdorf, the founder of Rolex watches. Wilsdorf took it over himself in 1936 and went on to found the company Montres Tudor SA in 1946.
Our Tudor Hydronaut II 20030 has a 40mm polished stainless steel case. Tapered lugs with a lug to lug length of 46.5mm and a thickness of 10.5mm gives the watch an impressive wrist presence. On the right side, a screw-down signed crown with crown guards. The bezel has the first 10 minutes engraved with the remaining minutes recessed silver on black Arabic numerals. The flat sapphire crystal sits above a matte black dial. The outer minute track has red accents above the applied baton indexes marking the hours. At 3 o’clock, a date window. Thick baton hands coated in luminescence are complemented by a lollipop sweeping seconds hand. Text is precisely printed at 12 and 6, respectively, with the water-resistance highlighted in red. On the reverse, a coin-edged screw-down case back. Inside an Automatic ETA 2824, 25 jewels, 28,800 beats per hour. The watch comes fitted on its Tudor 21mm stainless steel bracelet with a signed folding clasp.
Points of Mention
This watch is sold as "Watch Only" and therefore comes with no original Tudor box or paperwork. The watch comes paired on its original Tudor bracelet and will fit up to a 7inch wrist. The watch is from Circa. 2008/09 and is sold in worn but fair condition as you can see, a full case and bracelet refurb can be provided at an additional cost. The watch comes with our 12-Months Warranty.