Tudor Rolex Oyster Royal 1961
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About this watch
This all-original 1961 Tudor Oyster Royal ref. 7934 features waterproof oyster case, crown bearing Rolex logo, Tudor manually wound calibre 1156 movement, original Champagne dial with applied baton indexes, polished dauphine hands, centre seconds. We’ve enhanced the piece with a new brown lizard strap.
A little history: Tudor, a sister brand to Rolex, was launched by Hans Wilsdorf in 1949. Viewed historically as a more affordable alternative to Rolex, the marque still managed to exhibit the high quality expected of the original. Indeed, during the golden era when the Tudor Oyster-Prince was launched in 1952, the watch was seen as a direct parallel to the Rolex-branded Oyster Perpetual – even featuring that Rolex branding on the crown and case – and the two marques appeared alongside each other in advertising etc. However, compared with a Rolex Oyster Perpetual of the same vintage, this exemplary timepiece represents exceptional value.