GONE IN 60 SECONDS: The biggest (bronzest) Tudor yet, meet the Black Bay Bronze

After four years of Black Bay releases we expected the collection to take a well-earned rest on the Tudor bench in 2016. Well, that didn’t happen. Not only did the entire collection get an in-house upgrade and a new blacked-out model, but it was also given a bulkier, bronzed body. Meet the big daddy of the family – all 43mm of it – the Black Bay Bronze. Though it’s only a 2mm upsize from the other Black Bays, it’s now the largest watch in Tudor’s current catalogue, and the difference is immediately noticeable. Combine this size with the fact that the bronze alloy is heavier than steel and the Black Bay Bronze is definitely a statement piece. It’s also a watch that continues Tudor’s clever tactic of historical pick’n’mix – the Explorer dial, nageurs de combat-inspired fabric strap option, snowflake hands and big crown. By all rights these disparate historical elements in an oversized brown-on-brown bronze watch shouldn’t work as one. Let’s take a look live…

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Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze Australian Pricing

Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze, on leather with additional fabric strap, $4750.

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