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Why We Love It
Talk about a value proposition! This timepiece, a Reference 94500, is Tudor's answer to the Day-Date - offering robust mechanicals and a complication Rolex never offered in stainless steel.
Featuring the winning combination of a Oyster case with a smooth bezel, silver sunburst dial, and Day/Date functionality with an English calendar, this awesome neo-vintage Tudor blurs the line between an all-out dress piece and a daily wearer, a combination that makes it an extremely attractive alternative to the more common (and expensive!) Rolex option.
While only 25 years old, this Tudor features classic styling and materials (including a magnified acrylic crystal and Tritium luminous indices and matching handset) with the added practicality of a quickset functionality that allows you to set the date and day with ease.
This is one of those cases in which a timepiece is worth way more than the sum of its parts!
The Tudor Story
Although it started as Rolex’s gateway brand, the quality of Tudor’s products are by no means inferior to Rolex’s.
Tudors were in many ways Rolexes in all but name, with the same waterproof Oyster cases and similar styling. However, in order to keep costs down, Tudor used off the shelf Swiss movements rather than their own in-house calibres. What resulted were watches that were more affordable than Rolexes to the consumer, but still uniformly tough and reliable.
Hans Wilsdorf created Tudor for the everyman, for miners, construction workers and every sort of tradesman. Rolex was meant for the explorer and the businessman, where Tudor was to be a different creature entirely. For your everyday person Rolex was, and often still is out of reach.
But in creating Tudor, Wilsdorf wanted to offer “a watch that our agents could sell at a more modest price than our Rolex watches, and yet one that would attain the standards of dependability for which Rolex is famous."
Today Tudor has certainly defeated any impression of being the redheaded stepchild of the Rolex family, and their current timepiece collection – as well as their vintage counterparts – are getting the recognition and respect they most rightfully deserve.
Steel Oyster Case is approximately 36mm in diameter (excluding the crown). Tudor Reference 94500. Circa early 1995.
Overall condition: Case is in excellent condition overall, showing light signs of wear consistent with age and use. Luminous silver sunburst dial and hands are in as-new condition. Signed crown.
Includes stainless steel folded-link Oyster bracelet (7836/358B) with Tudor signed blade clasp.
Analog/Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.
We back each Analog/Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.
All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states. We are happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.
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