The Tudor Black Bay Bronze Turns Blue… For Bucherer Only

By rolex
April 6, 2021
4 min read

Please welcome the BBBBB… Yes, 5 B’s for another model that will make some buzz (once more). Three of these B’s are as of now known, they allude to the Black Bay Bronze . Add to that a fourth B, for Blue, the shading utilized by a specific Maison for its unique releases, in addition to a fifth a last B for another Maison, Bucherer. So the writing is on the wall, following the custom of uncommon releases wearing blue, Bucherer and Tudor have disclosed the new – and selective to the retailer’s stores – Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze Blue.

Bucherer is one of the most seasoned and biggest watch retailers on the planet, established in 1888 and now includes 16 stores in Switzerland, 10 stores in Germany, and 1 store in every one of Vienna and Copenhagen, just as the world’s biggest watch and gems store in Paris. You can envision at that point, that watch brands are very deferential of such a customer and are glad to make exceptional versions for them. What’s more, they did… In the approach its 130th birthday celebration, Bucherer dispatched a unique and restrictive assortment of watches focusing on the shading blue – Bucherer’s corporate color – models that are known as the Blue Editions. Today, the assortment is again broadened by a staggering expansion that will unquestionably become a moment hit; the Tudor Black Bay Bronze Blue Bucherer edition.

The Tudor Black Bay Bronze Turns Blue depends on the 2016 model presented by the “Shield” however with an earthy colored dial and bezel. While this watch discovered extraordinary accomplishment with authorities, I likewise know a not many that commented on the specific absence of differentiation in the selection of tones (earthy colored on bronze), which made the watch altogether too monochromatic. As everybody has various tastes, there is presently another proposal on the BB Bronze, with a more customary tone and more difference, on account of the blue dial and the coordinating bezel – absolutely giving the watch somewhat less of the vintage/patinated bid that was important for the achievement of the authority BB Bronze in earthy colored. This blue tone is additionally found on the texture tie (a bothered calfskin lash is likewise remembered for the box).

For the rest, the Tudor Black Bay Bronze Blue Bucherer release is 100% equivalent to the earthy colored rendition, which means a 43mm case, completely brushed (no cleaned parts, unthinkable with bronze), in a similar aluminum/bronze compound and with a 200m water obstruction. Vintage components are as yet present, like the slopes on the carries and the larger than average crown. The dial, aside from the blue shading applied, stays indistinguishable as well, with its somewhat domed profile, the 3-6-9 files explicit to the bronze form, the overlaid hands, tracks and engravings and obviously, the mark snowflake hands. A valid statement: no notice of the unique version or of Bucherer on the dial.

Inside the case is Tudor’s fabricate development, the calibre MT5601, with programmed winding, bidirectional rotor (approx. 70 hours power save), 4Hz recurrence, COSC confirmation, amagnetic silicon balance spring, variable dormancy balance haggle connect. As we’ve said in past articles, it’s an incredible 3-hand development with current advancements, hearty arrangements and real added-esteem for the last client, compared to past rethought movements.

The Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze Blue Bucherer is an uncommon version (no notice of a restricted creation) which will be just accessible at Bucherer Stores ( see here for the rundown ). Cost is equivalent to the earthy colored adaptation, which means CHF 3,800/EUR 3,750. More subtleties on  Tudor watches at Bucherer and  www.tudorwatch.com .


Technical Specifications – Tudor Heritage Black Bay Bronze Blue Bucherer

  • Case: 43mm width – bronze/aluminum composite – full brushed completion – domed sapphire gem on the dial side – bronze-hued PVD-treated steel caseback – 200m water resistant
  • Dial: Blue dial with matte completion, plated applied files, overlaid hands – bronze uni-directional bezel, blue bezel embed with hour long plunging scale
  • Movement: Caliber MT5601, in-house, COSC confirmed – programmed – 70h force save – 4Hz recurrence – hours, minutes, seconds
  • Strap: blue texture tie troubled earthy colored cowhide strap