Tudor Rolex Prince OysterDate 1980

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About this watch

This all-original 1980 Tudor OysterDate ref. 9052 features waterproof oyster case, crown bearing Rolex logo, Tudor automatic wound calibre 2784 movement, original silver dial with black inlaid silver batons. 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.

Technical details

Case size

35mm

Caliber number

2784

Year

1980

Movement

Mechanical: Automatic

Condition

Pre-Owned