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Lot 44: Tudor Black Bay, Ref. 79220, Switzerland, c.2010
26 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Tudor Black Bay, Ref. 79220
Switzerland, circa 2010
Automatic movement, caliber ETA 2824-2, 25 jewels; hours, minutes, seconds
Black dial with applied rose gold luminous Baton, dot, and pyramid hour-markers, minutes outer ring; Rose gold luminous Baton and Snowflake hands
Stainless Steel case, with unidirectional turning red bezel, screw-down crown, and screw-down caseback
Tudor Stainless Steel Oyster bracelet with folding clasp
Hallmarked on the inner caseback and clasp
Case No. J889001
Case Diameter: 41mm
Length of Bracelet: 19cm
Very good condition with minor traces of wear: case shows minimal scratches, bezel shows minor scratches; Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense
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Tudor is the second brand that Hans Wilsdorf’s vision gave birth to, after Rolex. The brand was originally created to pay tribute to the Tudor period of England and to give people access to the durability and precision of a Rolex, at a lower price. As the popularity for Tudor watches grew, the brand separated from the bigger brother Rolex and became its own separate company. Tudor released their own version of the Submariner which quickly became one of their most popular models. These watches were also used by both French and US Navy divers.Overhaul is recommended at the buyer’s expense. Long-term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. Size and weight may deviate from the manufacturer’s indication. All watches are hand-measured and weighed.
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