Tudor Black Bay P01 watch, a real maverick
As one of the most popular diving watches in recent years, the Tudor Black Bay series will be sought after by watch fans almost every time a new watch is launched, but there are exceptions. When the Black Bay P01 watch was first unveiled, many watch fans felt that its design was weird and not pleasing to the eye, but it was like an aged fine wine, and the more it tasted, the more attractive it became. Recently, we have seen the real watch of this watch, and would like to see what is so dazzling about it with you? (Watch model: M70150-0001)
The Black Bay P01 watch draws inspiration from the legendary prototype watch No. 01 specially developed by Tudor for the U.S. military diving watch program in the late 1960s. This watch inherits the brand’s bold and innovative spirit in the past. , and integrates contemporary sports concepts, showing a real maverick in watch design.
Since the 1960s, Tudor has been supplying diving watches for the U.S. Navy, and the Black Bay P01 watch also has the shadow of a military watch, and its tough and rough style is unforgettable. In our impression, military watches tend to be larger in size in order to highlight the temperament of a tough guy. However, in order to meet the wearing needs of most people, the watch diameter of Tudor is set to 42 mm, but the atmosphere is exquisite. The case is made of stainless steel with a matte finish that has a unique texture.
A major feature of this good replica watches is that it retains the hinged end chain link system in the prototype watch. Simply put, the watch has a movable joint at 12 o’clock. Open the joint and rotate the bezel in both directions to rotate. Just lock the bezel. This system facilitates the wearer’s care and maintenance of the watch and is at the heart of the technology patented in 1968.
The overall shape of the watch can be clearly seen from the front. The snowflake hands on the black dial are highly recognizable, and the hour markers and hands are coated with luminous material to ensure clear reading at night. The date display window at 3 o’clock on the dial is decorated with silver borders, and the 200m/660ft waterproof rating at 6 o’clock is marked in red, highlighting the waterproof performance.
The stainless steel screw-down winding crown placed at 4 o’clock is also an iconic element of the original model. The crown is engraved with Tudor’s classic shield logo, and the surrounding is designed with a non-slip texture for easy time adjustment.
The strap specially developed by the brand for the Black Bay P01 watch is also very special. It is mainly made of rubber, decorated with brown leather trim, and has a “snowflake” pattern on the back, which shows its unique taste.
In order to ensure waterproof performance, the Black Bay P01 watch, like most diving watches, adopts a dense bottom design and is equipped with the original Tudor movement MT5612. This movement has passed the Swiss Official Observatory Certification (COSC), and can provide about 70 hours of power reserve when fully wound, with reliable performance.
Finally, let’s take a look at the real evaluation of this watch by watch friends. Like many watch friends, “Yupin, Su S” felt a little “disgusted” when I first saw this watch. In the bag, it is not difficult to see his love for this “crooked handle” between the lines. And “Son of Two Cities” is a glimpse, he thinks the anti-traditional design is cool enough man, special enough.
The Tudor Black Bay P01 watch has a special history and provenance. Its unique design makes it destined to be full of controversy, but its historical thickness is also unmatched by ordinary watches, and the 19th Geneva Haute Horlogerie Grand Prix (GPHG) The best challenge watch award-winning timepiece is the industry’s affirmation of the innovative spirit expressed by this watch.