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 2017 Tudor Black Bay Bronze 79250BM. The 43mm brushed bronze case curves over your wrist for a comfortable fit. The case has a lug to lug length of 52.5mm and a thickness of 14mm giving the watch an impressive wrist presence. Brushed and polished edges are expertly executed around the case. On the right side is a signed screw-down crown. A bronze unidirectional bezel has a distinctive brown and bronze 60-minute scale insert. The domed vintage-style boxed sapphire crystal sits above a rich chocolate brown dial. An outer minute track has gilt-edged discs and numerals at 3, 6, and 9. The characteristic snowflake hands are gilt-edged and coated in luminance complemented by a sweeping second hand. The gold accents really work with the bronze case. Text is precisely applied to the dial. On the reverse, a coin-edged screw-down case back. Inside the in-house Automatic Tudor Cal. MT5601, 25 jewels, 28,800 beats per hour. COSC certified. The MT stands for "Manufacture TUDOR". The watch comes fitted on its 23mm Tudor leather strap with a bronze pin buckle and comes with its Tudor presentation box and papers.