The Tudor 1926 collection takes us back to the 1920s with its elegant dress watches for both men and women. Tudor watches tend to veer away from cosmopolitan design, instead providing a more casual lineup. However, this doesn’t seem to apply to the Tudor 1926 collection. In fact, Tudor 1926 watches possess a more classic aesthetic.
A sister company of Rolex, Tudor is a Swiss watch manufacturer famous for its high-quality wristwatches. The company was founded to provide high-quality watches similar to Rolex, but at a lower price range. Its golden age saw the arrival of the Oyster and Oyster Prince, both launched in the 1950s.
Thanks to reasonable pricing, Tudor watches attract a wide range of customers. For years, Tudor has introduced some successful collections, including the Oyster Prince Submariner, Tudor Black Bay, and the Fastrider Black Shield. And once again, with the release of Tudor 1926, the brand has amazed consumers with their creativity and ability to think outside the box.
The Tudor 1926 collection nails the essence of both the new and the vintage. It also features a wide range of colour combinations. Available colours of these watches include black, opaline, and silver with a polished and machine-stamped waffle pattern on the dial. The dial comes in 4 different sizes – 28mm, 36mm, 39mm, and 41mm.
The case without crown guards gives an ideal impression of a formal watch. There is also a date window display at the 3 o’clock position. Meanwhile, the bracelet is made with 7 links that vary in size. And to top it off, it is comfortable to wear and is thin enough to effortlessly slide under the cuff. Overall, Tudor 1926 watches are elegant and classy.
Now let’s explore some specifications and models from the Tudor 1926 lineup:
If you’re looking forward to getting a watch that goes with formal attire, Tudor 1926 offers suitable watches that you can customize with diamonds. These diamonds can replace those odd number hour markers.
Tudor 1926 watches come with 100-metre water resistance and a bracelet of seven-links. They are built with a winding crown and feature the Tudor shield and logo. With a sapphire crystal, these watches are shock-resistant and said to be more durable than Black Bay watches. And on top of durability, its vintage design is the wow factor that gives the wearer a smart dress sensibility.
- The Waffle Dial
The waffle dial of a Tudor 1926 watch is one of its most intriguing aspects and certainly a marker of its vintage look. In fact, the dial is a throwback to the 1950’s “honeycomb dials” made by Rolex. It is the unique element that sets the watch apart from its Black Bay relatives and other vintage-inspired dress watches.
- The Movements
Tudor watches are made to be more utilitarian and are considered to be a lower-cost alternative to Rolex. For this reason, Tudor makes use of third-party movements from the Swiss ébauche manufacturer ETA.
- The Cases
Tudor 1926 Watches with any of the 3 larger dial sizes (36mm, 39mm, and 41mm) come with the ETA 2824, whereas watches with a case of 28mm use ETA 2671. The watches have a power reserve of 38 hours and run at the brand standard of 28,800 vph. They are not only tough, but are also accurate thanks to their automatic and bi-directional winding movements.
The Tudor 1926 watch is available in various color variants. Let’s look at some of the models and see what distinguishes them from one another:
(Ref: M91651-0001) Tudor 1926 Silver Dial Steel & Rose Gold Bracelet 41mm
This model has a beautiful silver dial with rose-colored Hindu-Arabic numerals and faceted arrow-shaped hour markers.
(Ref: M91650-0005) Tudor 1926 Opaline & Blue Dial Steel Bracelet 41mm
This model’s unique opaline dial with vivid blue Hindu-Arabic numerals is enough to grab everyone’s attention.
(Ref: M91651-0003) Tudor 1926 Black Dial Steel & Rose Gold Bracelet 41mm
With a classy, subtle, black dial, this watch comes with rose-coloured Hindu-Arabic numerals and faceted arrow-shaped hour markers.
(Ref: M91351-0002) Tudor 1926 Silver Dial & Steel Rose Gold Bracelet with Diamonds 28mm
With exceptional diamond hour markers, the silver dial and rose-coloured Hindu-Arabic numerals make the watch perfect for your everyday outfits.
(Ref: M91350-0004) Tudor 1926 Black Dial & Steel Bracelet with Diamonds 28mm
This watch has eye-catching diamond hour markers. When viewing, you can see the beauty of the black dial’s combination with rhodium-plated Hindu-Arabic numerals.
(Ref: M91350-0001) Tudor 1926 Silver Dial & Steel Bracelet 28mm
In this model, the tender silver dial comes with rose gold Hindu-Arabic numerals and faceted arrow-shaped hour markers. These features make this variant simply gorgeous.
(Ref: M91651-0002) Tudor 1926 Silver Dial Steel & Rose Gold Bracelet with Diamonds 41mm
The silver dial of this model comes with rose-coloured Hindu-Arabic numerals. To add some luxurious touch, it uses exquisite diamond hour markers.
With the introduction of the Tudor 1926, Tudor marked an important year of bringing the classics back to the market. The Tudor 1926 collection definitely demonstrates timeless elegance and mechanical excellence. So, go ahead and add these perfectly constructed men’s and women’s dress watches to your collection and enhance your everyday look.
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