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Tudor Tudor Oysterdate Chronograph Big Block SHARP Fixed Bezel RARE Ref. 79170

Tudor Tudor Oysterdate Chronograph "Big Block" SHARP Fixed Bezel RARE (38469)

Tudor Oysterdate Chronograph 79170 "Big Block", stainless steel case is in fantastic condition and appears to be unpolished, on a stainless steel 78360 Tudor bracelet with 589 endlinks, automatic movement, original black dial with white chronograph sub-dials and is in excellent condition with all original tritium lume still present, date with magnifier at 3 o'clock, original tritium lume hands, 12-hour chronograph,fixed tachymeter bezel, screw-down Oyster crown and pushers, sapphire crystal, c. 1994, water resistant to 100m/330ft, diameter: 40mm, thickness: 14.5mm. Like New with box and papers undated. (38469)


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This is a vintage stainless steel Tudor Oysterdate Chronograph "Big Block" 79170. It has a stainless steel 78360 Tudor bracelet with 589 endlinks and a double folding deployment clasp, and a scratch resistant sapphire crystal. It includes a screw down Oyster winding crown with crown guards, screw down round chronograph push buttons, and a solid screw down case back engraved with "ORIGINAL OYSTER CASE BY ROLEX – GENEVA." The 40mm solid three-body case, bracelet, straight lugs, and flat rotating knurled black bezel with graduated 12-hour scale, are polished/brushed. It has the original black dial with applied faceted steel baton hour markers, and luminous pip indices around a perimeter luminous white minute/chronograph one-fifth second scale. It includes steel baton hands with luminous inserts, a steel center sweep chronograph hand with a luminous white arrow tip, and there is a Cyclops magnification lens over the date at the 3 o'clock position. There are three recessed white subsidiary dials with black markers and Arabic numerals, and steel indicator hands, including a 30-minute chronograph totalizer at 12 o'clock, a running small seconds register at 9 o'clock, and there is a 12-hour chronograph totalizer at 6 o'clock. It's water resistant to 100 meters/330 feet, it has a 40-hour power reserve at full winding, and the 14.5mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed. This Tudor Oysterdate Chronograph "Big Block" 79170 has a mechanical automatic self-winding caliber Valjoux 7750 movement. It's rhodium-plated with fausses cotes and Cotes de Geneve embellishment. It's constructed with 25 jewels, a straight-line lever escapement, a monometallic balance, and a shock absorber device. It includes a self-compensating flat balance-spring, an index regulator, and a hacking seconds device for precision time setting. The mechanism oscillates at a frequency of 28,800 vph (4 Hz). This iteration of the Tudor Oysterdate Chronograph "Big Block" 79170 was introduced in 1992.

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