The Tudor Big Crown 79220R, also known as the Heritage Black Bay, is one of the latest offering from the house of Tudor’s, a world famous watch brand. This men’s watch is one of the newest entrants to Tudor’s Heritage Collection that was initially launched in 2010.
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This exquisite creation is like a hidden mystery that keeps unfolding gradually as you start knowing more of it. This watch has been created keeping the vintage theme in mind but does not fail to incorporate all the modern features within it. This watch is sure to enthrall all the divers and sea enthusiasts.
Combination of Vintage and Contemporary Designs
The Big Crown 79220R is a perfect combination of the latest features with the aesthetics of the past. This watch draws its inspiration from the first diving watch created in 1954. Its domed dial and the burgundy-red color of the bezel shows its similarities to the vintage collection. It possesses a large crown without having any crown guard.
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The lines and the slim and extended lugs, inspired by the retro collection, have been redesigned and contemporized by fixing it to a 41mm steel case. It is water resistant to 200 meter depth. The richness of this watch is further enriched by the addition of a domed crystal. The exquisitely crafted black domed dial has fluorescent hour markers for enhanced visibility inside the sea.
The hands of the watch are outlined with pink gold, thereby, showering a slight hint of the past. The burgundy red color of the bezel that can be rotated in a single direction is a distinctive feature of Tudor is given a matt finish making it absolutely stunning. The burgundy red color inserted on the winding crown with a Tudor rose etched on it shows the amount of detailing that has been done to create this masterpiece.
Other Technical Specifications
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This self-winding diving watch comprises of all the modern features. With a sapphire domed glass and dots, batons and triangles on the index along with snowflake hands makes the watch more legible. A luminous dot on the red bezel at the 12 o’ clock mark adds an extra glamour to it.
With a power reserve of around 38 hours makes it an apt diving watch. With straps made of black fabric or steel bracelet or a black fabric strap with an added leather strap, makes the overall look even more glamorous. These straps are provided with a folded fastener and a safety catch which gives it a unique look.
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The Big Crown 79220R watch is definitely a work of genius. With a proper blend of retro and contemporary features, this watch will certainly lure all the divers and water sport enthusiasts. With this remarkable latest creation Tudor has once again proved its credibility.
This watch has been designed very intelligently with vintage features without making any compromises on the latest state-of-the-art features. This beautiful creation was unveiled at Baselworld 2012 and ever since has been receiving great reviews all over. This magnificent creation with modern specifications and retro look will surely be every man’s desire. The price of Tudor Big Crown 79220R is not yet revealed.