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Six months on the wrist

June 17, 2020 -

For the past six months I have been wearing the same watch, pretty much every day and night. It's a Tudor Black Bay 36 watch in steel, with a black dial. I like minimal (yet functional) design that lasts, this watch certainly ticks the right boxes. Read along to find out how wearable a smaller watch is in daily practice.

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Tudor Black Bay 36 on the wrist
Tudor Black Bay 36 on the wrist
... and when eating ice-creams afterwards :-)
... and when eating ice-creams afterwards :-)
The Black Bay 36 is powered by the ETA 2824 movement (photo by Zeitauction GmbH) - a well known mechanical calibre with a trustworthy trackrecord
The Black Bay 36 is powered by the ETA 2824 movement (photo by Zeitauction GmbH) - a well known mechanical calibre with a trustworthy trackrecord
Tudor Oyster Prince ad (1952)
Tudor Oyster Prince ad (1952)
The pitch black dial, smooth bezel and high contrast indexes come alive under daylight
The pitch black dial, smooth bezel and high contrast indexes come alive under daylight
The 36MM size is really very comfortable
The 36MM size is really very comfortable

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