Tudor Heritage Black Bay 36

The charm of Black Bay in a compact package

The Tudor Black Bay 36 has all the vintage aura, but it is built using modern age specifications and quality process. The piece, as its name indicates, is a 36-mm steel-cased combination of vintage and modern Tudor designed elements.

It is a watch which brings together over 60 years of heritage while being firmly attached to the present watchmaking scene

The satin-finished case has a polished bezel and large Black Bay crown and contains a reliable mechanical movement - Caliber 2824 inside. On distinctive black or vivid blue dial resides the applied white triangle, rectangular and circular hour markers, familiar from past Tudor divers, as well as the sentimental snowflake hour hand and diamond-lollipop seconds hand.

The iconic snowflake hands are present, against the familiar hour marker layout found in the rest of the Black Bay line

Nevertheless, being a Tudor - it gives up nothing in the lume department. This one glows just as bright as any typical dive watch, including the other Black Bay versions. The final result is a truly distinctive tribute to the nostalgic era.

Black Bay 36 is a weighedly looking watch with purity of design and much more presence than its dimensions suggest

Its size strikes a good balance between elegance and sportiness. The Black Bay 36 wears incredibly well – its 36 mm stainless-steel case is perfectly comfortable on both male and female wrists. Just as importantly, it looks in proportion to the wrist, not overwhelming it or seeming too small.

The Tudor Black Bay 36 is a classic and elegant three-hand timepiece which sports a smooth bezel and can be worn literally anywhere

The timeless dial gives it a modern edge and the oversized applied lume dots create a full and well-balanced dial.

The Tudor Black Bay 36 is a rare example of timepiece which returns to the roots of what an everyday sports watch should be like

Beside classic black dial, lovely hue of navy blue echoes those famous 70’s and 80’s Tudor Subs. Legibility is superb. The indexes are: triangle at 12, batons at 3 – 6 – 9 and large dots for the rest indices.

It borrows the characteristic angular hands known to collectors as the “snowflake” from models that appeared in the brand’s 1969 catalogue. The result is a pleasure to look at – Tudor Black Bay is a real all-rounder.

Stunning combination of performance and unpretentious lines

The new Tudor Black Bay 36 is powered by the automatic-winding calibre 2824, a precise and dependable movement which will provide many years of accurate and reliable time keeping.

Desigend by the Tudor atelier, straps and bracelets create a great part of the design and feel. This is proven again with the Heritage Black Bay 36. Two color options are available: a nostalgic beige or classic brown leather strap with steel folding clasp or a sportier, but equally marvellously executed and very comfortable, steel bracelet with full brushed surfaces.

As usual, with the popular heritage collection an additional black fabric strap with buckle will be added to the box to complement the unique relationship with its collectors.

Numbers don’t always give the full picture. This Black Bay 36 showcases impressive versatility - it suits perfectly to either men or women

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