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Tudor Heritage Black Bay 79220B Watch Review

Tudor Heritage Black Bay 79220B Watch Review
Tudor Heritage Black Bay 79220B Watch Review
Tudor Heritage Black Bay 79220B Watch Review
Description
Elegance is what separates the luxury watch market from other markets. Almost all the pieces in this business exemplify good taste and utter refinement. Among today’s finest timepieces, Tudor’s Heritage Black Bay 79220B watch truly proves this notion. The navy blue dial and bezel, with their undeniable shine and shimmer, exemplify the peak of good taste found in this exclusive luxury market.
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Luxury timepieces are some of the most elegant items in the world. These watches are crafted from the finest materials in the world and made with centuries-old craftsmanship that are as relevant now as it was then. They’re like pieces of miniature art worthy to be in the top museums in the world—and some already are. When it comes to elegant watches, none do them quite like Tudor. Their timepieces are simply some of the most elegant in the world, particularly their Heritage Black Bay 79220B watch.

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Release date: March 2014
Price when reviewed: US$3,425.00

The first Heritage Black Bay model was actually released in 2012 and already gained a lot of attention. Two years later, in March of 2014, Tudor debuted the new iteration, the 79220B model. With a more refined look, this new Heritage Black Bay timepiece became an instant favorite among collectors and critics. In retailers today, the watch costs $3,100 a piece.

Specifications:

  • Diameter: 41mm
  • Movement: Self-winding
  • Water Resistant: 200 meters
  • Power Reserve: 38 hours
  • Frequency: 4Hz
  • Strap: Steel bracelet or leather strap
  • Buckle: Folding clasp

Pros

Tudor’s Heritage Black Bay 79220B is arguably the most elegant model in their beloved range. The watch is nicknamed “Black Bay Blue” because of its outstanding navy blue dial and bezel, which are contrasted beautifully by its stark white hands and numerals. Polished to perfection, the timepiece shimmers when touched by light and made all the more luxurious when paired with its stainless steel bracelet. The watch also comes with a leather strap with matching tones, further emphasizing its sophisticated colorway.

Cons

Despite its unrivaled elegance, the Black Bay Blue is quite similar to its original predecessor. Albeit the different hues, there’s little to no difference between this Black Bay model with the first one released two years prior. To make matters worse, it’s also been observed that the model bears resemblance to Rolex watches, a rival company of Tudor’s. It’s one thing to look like another model in your brand’s range, but it’s a different story when the timepiece looks like that of another brand entirely.

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