Tudor Heritage Chrono: Our 5 Coolest Picks
By Goh Wei Tjin
Drawing inspiration from the most emblematic models in the history of the brand, the Tudor Heritage Chrono is an icon in its own right. While retaining their original spirit, the Tudor historic models are modernised with small, subtle changes and new technical features to optimise their performance. The result? The Tudor Heritage Chrono — chronograph watches that are big on aesthetics and functionality.
The Tudor Heritage Chrono notably mirrors the original shape and proportions of the Tudor Oysterdate Chronograph from the early 1970s. Paying tribute to Tudor’s rich heritage, at the same time honouring the brand’s mastery in innovation, the Tudor Heritage Chrono deserves a place in your watch collection.
Here are some outstanding timepieces from the Tudor Heritage Chrono collection that are cool, contemporary, and highly covetable!
Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330N-95740-GRIDSTL
Inspired by the Tudor Chronograph 7169 released in 1973, also known as the “Monte-Carlo”, The Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330N-95740-GRIDSTL is an elegant timepiece suitable for any casual or formal occasion. Its 42mm stainless steel case is finished with a solid hold of its various parts.
In addition to its timeless and classic design, the watch is fitted with an iconic self-winding mechanical movement. This is the same movement used for the watches in this series. The triangular hours and minutes hands with large facets blend well with the black chronograph sub-dials. This creates a “racing car” vibe with excellent readability.
The rotating bezel with a 12-hour scale also assists the wearer in keeping track of elapsed hours, making it a popular choice amongst collectors. To top it all, the Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330N-95740-GRIDSTL also has a water resistance of up to 150 metres.
Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330N-95740-BIDSTL
The Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330N-95740-BIDSTL defines perfection with the flawless marriage of functionality and style. Characterised by its stylish stainless steel case and bracelet, it comes with a rotating bezel with a 12-hour scale. The specially-designed dial displays red minute markers, a refreshing break from the usual black and white indexes.
The complex design of the black dial is surprisingly simple to read. It displays silver-coloured triangular hands for maximum readability even in dim light. The self-winding mechanical Calibre 2891 movement drives the Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330N-95740-BIDSTL. And it has an additional mechanism for the chronograph function. This timepiece features a date display at 6 o’clock and boasts a water resistance of up to 150 metres. This is definitely a stylish accessory that will perfectly suit your casual and elegant outfits.
Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330N-BIDBFSP
The 70330N-BIDBFSP is yet another outstanding model from the Tudor Heritage Chrono collection. Combining a vintage feel with a touch of modernity, this timepiece is robust and sporty. This is ideal for weekend activities or any casual occasion.
Its luminous markers and hands are visible against a black dial. So are the Tudor logo, chronograph sub-dials, and a date display at 6 o’clock. Protected by scratch-resistant sapphire glass, it can withstand water up to a depth of 150 metres. A self-winding mechanical movement gives it a power reserve of 42 hours. The watch also comes with a trademark band, made from striped black, orange, and grey canvas with buckle closure for a ﬁrm hold.
Tudor timepieces are exceptional in every way. Thus, their worldwide recognition comes as no surprise to all watch lovers and enthusiasts.
Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330B-0004
Equipped with a polished and satin-finished 42 mm steel case with anti-reflective treatment on both sides, the Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330B-0004 is a testament to the watchmaker’s dedication in perfecting their craft and delivering the best. Its opaline blue dial comes with a 45-minute totaliser at 9 o’clock, small seconds hand at 3 o’clock, and a date function at 6 o’clock.
Powered by the self-winding mechanical Calibre 2892 movement, this Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330B-0004 has a power reserve of 42 hours. It also comes with a bidirectional rotatable 12-hour graduated steel bezel for second time-zone display. The Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330B also has a water resistance of 150 metres. To cap it off, a stylish steel bracelet with a folding clasp and safety catch that is easy and convenient to put on and wear completes the watch.
Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330B-0003
The doppelganger of the Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330B-0004, the 70330B-0003 model is yet timepiece released in the collection with the unique opaline blue dial. While it is tricky to sustain two separate but similar models at the same time, Tudor managed to skilfully manoeuvre this line with ease.
The 42mm Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330B-0003 comes with a fabric bracelet strap in blue, grey, orange with a buckle. This maximises comfort and breathability in the wrist while preventing discomfort and accumulation of sweat from prolonged wearing. Featuring the self-winding mechanical Calibre 2892 movement, the watch also boasts a chronograph function and a power reserve of 42 hours.
The watch has a screw-down winding crown in steel and screw-down pushers at 2 o’clock and 4 o’clock. Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330B-0003 is simple and functional, yet a top choice amongst collectors. Get this watch if you are a minimalist looking to get your style game at its peak regularly.