Meet The Most Expensive Vintage Tudor

The last few years were, well I can’t find another word than CRAZY!! in the vintage watch world & auctions .

October 24th 2018 marks a new record set for the amazing brand Tudor. A very rare 1958 Tudor Big Crown Submariner Ref. 7924 sold by the Heritage Auctions House in New York City for $162,500.

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Tudor Big Crown Submariner Ref. 7924 – Image by Heritage Auctions

So what’s so special about this watch?

 

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Tudor Big Crown Submariner Ref. 7924 Back– Image by Heritage Auctions

First of all this watch is a dream for any collector because of it’s originality, this watch till today is exactly as it was purchased with All the original parts.

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Image by Heritage Auctions

Usually watch owners over the years will send their watches for servicing & the brand will replace parts if they are not functioning well or had some wear. This watch has none of the parts replaced & all in original condition, which make it a very rare piece. On top of that this watch was produced for one year only which is 1958.

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Image by Heritage Auctions

This reference’s red triangle bezel is so rare because when this ref. was sent to Tudor for servicing usually the brand will change the Bezel with a white triangle instead of Red. So having this watch with it’s original red triangle bezel plus the Pearl is still intact is unbelievable!

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Image by Heritage Auctions

Enjoy this Video from Heritage Auctions House Explaining the importance of this watch before the auction took place.

 

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