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The Tudor Heritage Black Bay Dark: Press Event

01 May 16

Last week Tudor held a press event in London to mark the launch of the Heritage Black Bay Dark...

Last week Tudor held a press event in London to mark the launch of the Heritage Black Bay Dark at this year’s Baselworld. 

Attendees were walked through the history, inspiration and technology behind the newly launched Heritage Black Bay Dark before entering a private viewing room to try on the new model. 

The Tudor Heritage Black Bay Dark is a steel divers’ watch entirely in black steel fitted with a mechanical movement, developed, manufactured and assembled in-house by TUDOR. The key characteristic feature of the Heritage Black Bay Dark is its black PVD-treated case. This PVD (Physical Vapour Deposition) treatement gives the model an entirely satin finish, much like the appearance of black military equipment.

The new Tudor Heritage Black Bay Dark is available on a black PVD-treated steel bracelet, a black aged leather strap with matt black PVD-treated folding clasp and safety catch or a fabric strap with black PVD-treated buckle.

In addition to the private viewing of the Black Bay Dark, also on display, and of much interest to the guests, were the historic Tudor Submariner models 7923 and 7924 dating from 1955 and 1958 respectively. These rare models were displayed alongside the prized Tudor Only Watch which sold for more than 100 times its value at the Only Watch Auction in November 2015.

For more information on the Tudor Heritage Black Bay Dark or the Tudor Collection we recommend that you contact your nearest Prestons showroom in Wilmslow, Leeds or Guildford 

Our Showrooms

Over the years, generations of families have become customers of Prestons, and many have gone on to become friends. Today, our teams look forward to welcoming you to our showrooms in Surrey, Cheshire and Leeds.

Prestons Guildford


Our Guildford showroom, which is now located on the opposite side of the high street, is designed to reflect the architectural merit of the Edwardian building it now occupies. The store features newly extended spaces dedicated to the fine watch houses it showcases, alongside a comfortable lounge to allow our clients to explore our bridal and fine jewellery collections. Explore This Showroom

Prestons Wilmslow


Located in the heart of Wilmslow, this showroom features a selection of spaces dedicated to the fine watch houses it showcases. Of course, the bridal collections Prestons have always been famous for remain a prominent feature of the store and surround the famous Aquarium Bar which sits at its centre. Explore This Showroom

Rolex by Prestons, Leeds


This showroom, located in Victoria Gate, features extensive Rolex showcases alongside a discrete VIP lounge. Every element of the interior design radiates the values of the Rolex crown: excellence, precision and attention to detail from louvre walls in walnut, to the careful calibration of colours and patterns within the fittings and furnishings. Explore This Showroom
Guildford showroom