Tudor Watches

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Montres TUDOR SA is a Swiss manufacturer of high-quality wristwatches based in Geneva.wikipedia
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Rolex

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Registered in 1926 at the request of Hans Wilsdorf, the founder of Rolex SA, it was positioned as a more affordable alternative.
Rolex SA and its subsidiary Montres Tudor SA design, manufacture, distribute and service wristwatches sold under the Rolex and Tudor brands.

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Montres TUDOR SA is a Swiss manufacturer of high-quality wristwatches based in Geneva.

Hans Wilsdorf

Registered in 1926 at the request of Hans Wilsdorf, the founder of Rolex SA, it was positioned as a more affordable alternative.

United States Navy

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Between the 1960s and 1980s several navies issued Tudor Submariners to their divers, including the US Navy to its elite SEALs, and the French to their famous Marine Nationale (French Navy).

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Between the 1960s and 1980s several navies issued Tudor Submariners to their divers, including the US Navy to its elite SEALs, and the French to their famous Marine Nationale (French Navy).

Movement (clockwork)

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Tudor watches were originally equipped with off-the-shelf movements while using Rolex quality cases and bracelets, allowing it to provide the reliability and dependability of a Rolex but at a lower price.

Waterproofing

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With the launch of the Tudor Oyster collection in the mid-forties, the waterproof Oyster case previously exclusive to Rolex was added to Tudor watches.

Royal Navy (disambiguation)

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This same year, 26 Tudor Oyster Princes were included in the British scientific expedition to Greenland organised by the Royal Navy and sponsored by The Queen and Winston Churchill.

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This same year, 26 Tudor Oyster Princes were included in the British scientific expedition to Greenland organised by the Royal Navy and sponsored by The Queen and Winston Churchill.

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This same year, 26 Tudor Oyster Princes were included in the British scientific expedition to Greenland organised by the Royal Navy and sponsored by The Queen and Winston Churchill.

French Navy

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Between the 1960s and 1980s several navies issued Tudor Submariners to their divers, including the US Navy to its elite SEALs, and the French to their famous Marine Nationale (French Navy).

Complication (horology)

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Meanwhile, 1957 saw the launch of the Tudor Advisor, which incorporated an alarm complication.

Chronograph

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In 1970, Tudor released its first Chronograph, the Oysterdate, with a manually-wound Valjoux mechanical calibre 7734 and a cam mechanism chronograph function.

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In 1970, Tudor released its first Chronograph, the Oysterdate, with a manually-wound Valjoux mechanical calibre 7734 and a cam mechanism chronograph function.

British North Greenland expedition

In 2015, Tudor launched the North Flag, named for a key moment in Tudor’s history, the British North Greenland Expedition in 1952.

Breitling SA

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In 2017, Tudor then entered into a cooperative agreement with Breitling, providing the MT5612 movement for Breitling’s Superocean Heritage watch, while in return Breitling produces the Tudor Calibre MT5813 movement for use in the new Tudor Heritage Chronograph, based on the Breitling B01.

NATO

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Fabric straps were used by NATO forces from the mid-twentieth century as a functional and hardwearing alternative to leather and metal watch strap varieties that were available at the time.

Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

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However, the two-piece strap now known as the NATO strap debuted in the British Ministry of Defence in 1973.

British Armed Forces

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The NATO strap was initially only available in a 20mm wide ‘Admiralty Grey’ nylon variety, but as the style gained popularity the different British military regiments began producing straps in all manner of regimental colours.

Passementerie

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Tudor’s fabric straps are woven by a passementerie manufacturer near St.-Etienne, the centre of French silk weaving since the 15th century.

Holy See

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The same firm also makes ribbons for Vatican medals as well as passementerie (decorative trimmings like lace and cord for clothing and furniture) for haute couture houses like Chanel.

Chanel

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The same firm also makes ribbons for Vatican medals as well as passementerie (decorative trimmings like lace and cord for clothing and furniture) for haute couture houses like Chanel.

Block letters

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Around 1936, the logo changed to the name in Gothic characters accompanied by a shield bearing the Tudor rose, emblem of the long-reigning English Tudor dynasty.

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In 2017, the “Born To Dare” campaign was launched, featuring David Beckham, Lady Gaga, and a partnership with New Zealand rugby team the All Blacks and their leading player Beauden Barrett.

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In 2017, the “Born To Dare” campaign was launched, featuring David Beckham, Lady Gaga, and a partnership with New Zealand rugby team the All Blacks and their leading player Beauden Barrett.