Movement : Automatic Tudor Cal. MT5402
Age : 2011/2020
Specific Age : July 2018
Case Size : 39mm
Case Thickness : 12mm
Lug to Lug : 47.5mm
Lugs : 20mm
Condition : Pre-Owned
Box & Papers : Box & Papers
Case Material : Stainless Steel
Warranty : 12-Months Warranty
The wrist model's wrist size is 7inch
Points of Mention
This watch is sold with its original Tudor presentation box and paperwork. The watch comes paired with its original 20mm Tudor stainless steel bracelet with a signed folding clasp. The watch is from July 2018 and is sold in worn condition, but overall very 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.
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Here we have a 2018 Tudor Black Bay 58 Black on Bracelet 79030N that pays tribute to their first divers, introduced in 1958 the Ref 7924 had a 39mm case and a big crown that achieved 200m water resistance, which was some achievement back then. A 39mm stainless steel case with polished and satin finishes, the curve of the case tapers towards the lugs with a lug-to-lug length of 47.5mm and a case thickness of 12mm giving the watch an impressive wrist presence. On the right side is a screw-down signed crown, unidirectional dive bezel with 60 min numerals on a matte black aluminium insert at 12 o’clock we have the red inverted triangle and lume pip. Domed sapphire crystal AR coated protects a matte black dial, applied pips and baton hour markers are coated in Super LumiNova, and snowflake hands are coated in SuperLumiNova. On the reverse, a coin-edged screw-down case back, inside we have their in-house automatic Tudor Calibre MT5402 (COSC) Certified Chronometer, 25 jewels, 28,800 beats per hour and a bidirectional rotor system that provides a very impressive power reserve. The watch comes paired with a 20mm Tudor stainless steel bracelet, a signed folding push-button release clasp and the watch comes with its Tudor presentation box and papers.
The Tudor Black Bay 58 was an instant success for Tudor when released, we can all instantly see why! It wears incredibly well on the wrist and the design is perfect, a truly modernised vintage! Personally, I prefer the black, it feels more classic and I prefer it on my wrist. If you haven't had the chance I recommend you come and try it on for yourself.
The Tudor trademark was first registered in 1926 by the Swiss watchmaking company “Veuve de Philippe Hüther” on behalf of Hans Wilsdorf, the founder of Rolex watches. Wilsdorf took it over himself in 1936. Just after the second world war, Hans Wilsdorf Founder of Rolex knew that the time had come to expand and give the Tudor brand a proper identity of its own. The Tudor Rose started to appear on their dials from this time. Thus, on 6 March 1946, he created the “Montres TUDOR S.A.” company, specialising in models for both men and women. Rolex guaranteed the technical, aesthetic and functional characteristics, along with the distribution and after-sales service. In 1948 we saw the first Tudor-specific advertising. A few years later they introduced the TUDOR Oyster Prince in 1952. Hans Wilsdorf allowed Tudor to use their waterproof Oyster case and the original self-winding Perpetual ’rotor’ movement. This was an exclusive arrangement that benefitted both brands. Development soon commenced with the introduction of the TUDOR Oyster Prince Submariner, reference 7922 in 1954. This watch was quickly adopted by the French Navy in 1956. Building on its reputation of robustness in 1961 the Rose was replaced by the shield. Later in 1969, we saw the design changes in Ref. 7016 where for the first time square indexes and angular hands nicknamed “Snowflake” allowed for a greater amount of lume to be applied and the divers of the French Navy appreciated this. Today these innovations can be seen in the Black Bay and Pelagos collections. In 1971 Tudor introduced the Oysterdate chronographs nicknamed “Monte-Carlo” due to their resembling a roulette wheel. Celebrating their 50th anniversary in 1996. In that same year, Tudor decided to shed Rolex-signed components such as the cases, crowns and bracelets in favour of Tudor-branded ones. Today Tudor uses their in-house movements developed initially in 2015 in collaboration with Breitling.