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Tudor Heritage Black Bay Blue 79220B 12/2017

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Tudor Heritage Black Bay Blue 79220B 12/2017

Tudor Heritage Black Bay Blue reference 79220B dated December 2017. The watch is in good condition but shows some signs of wear. It comes complete with box and papers including an original Tudor fabric strap. This reference was discontinued in 2016, making this December 2017-sold watch a late version that was originally sold as a “New Old Stock”

The Tudor Black Bay 79220B is a heritage model on the Tudor Submariner, making it an iconic and history-rich model. The Tudor Submariner was first launched in the 1950s, and it is this watch that the Heritage Black Bay is built on. This means that the Black Bay 79220B features many traditional, iconic, and historical design features, which can be dated all the way back to the Tudor history of the 1950s. The fact that the Tudor Black Bay 79220B pays tribute to the early Tudor models is something that people love. The combination of modern and vintage results in a beautiful and popular timepiece. Comparing the Black Bay 79220B with the Submariner models 1950s will allow you to see where the modern Black Bay has sought inspiration from, and what’s also impressive is just how timeless these designs really are.

The Tudor Black Bay 79220B has a distinctive design with a big crown without crown guards and a unidirectional blue bezel. This watch is from 2014 making it one of the earlier watches from the Tudor brand relaunch. Therefore, this watch features the Tudor-modified ETA 2824 automatic Swiss movement. The watch features the iconic Tudor Rose on the crown and dial. The indexes have a powerful greenish luminous material which allows for great readability in darkness and underwater.

The Black Bay 79220B has been discontinued in favor for the 79230B which features an in-house movement, but while many people thought that the 79220B would be forgotten as a result, the demand for the watch is continuingly high, as people see this as the original re-edition timepiece, and the case is also thinner and thus more comfortable to wear.

Specifications
Availability Available now
Model Black Bay Blue
Reference number 79220B
Condition Pre-owned
Year 12/2017
Box Yes
Papers Yes
Case size 41 mm
Movement Automatic
Case material Steel
Bracelet material Steel
Dial color Black
Clasp Fold clasp