Tudor Jumbo Day-Date

SKU AS02175
SKU AS02175

Why We Love it

In 1956, Rolex made the perfect dress watch.

With the same proportions as its perennial favorite, the Datejust, the Day-Date differed from its cousin in that it displayed the day—as well as the date—on the dial and was only available in precious metals. But what the Day-Date lacked in versatility, it made up for in refinement. In many ways it was the Crown’s crown jewel, and has been a benchmark of success for certain well-dressed gentlemen for decades, a mark of its regal—or even presidential—quality.

And yet for many the Day-Date is a little too… well, too. Too well-known, too flashy (although examples in white gold or platinum do have a more subdued quality), too Rolex. A watch as dignified as the Day-Date just doesn’t go well with khakis and a polo.

Thank God there’s Tudor.

Tudor has been, since its inception in the 1940s, the perfect analogue to Rolex. Where Rolex has been aspirational, Tudor is affordable, offering the same quality of Rolex but with less expensive movements. For every Rolex watch, there was a Tudor equivalent: a dive watch (also named Submariner), an everyday watch with a date, a chronograph.

But while the Rolex watches were static, more or less, in terms of appearance, Tudor is where Rolex really showed us the meaning of variance.

Take the Tudor Oyster Prince Day-Date, for example. While the Rolex Day-Date was offered in precious metals, the Tudor Day-Date was always in steel or with touches of gold. Where the Rolex Day-Date has remained (until quite recently, to some chagrin) 36mm, Tudor experimented with case sizes, bezels, and dial colors and configurations.

What we offer here is a Reference 7017/0 with a serial that puts it in the late 1970s. With its smooth bezel, applied logo, and wide-open silver sunburst dial, at first glance there’s nothing about its appearance that jumps out at being a Tudor. And yet at 38mm it’s a full two millimeters larger than its Rolex counterpart. 

Though the case proportions are on the larger size for the era, it’s not as bulky as its Rolex-branded counterparts, the case material and the ETA movement ensuring that the watch wears considerably thinner.

This particular piece possesses a crisp case and a silver sunburst dial with gorgeous patina throughout the luminescent elements of the hour markers and hands. A leather strap softens the masculine air, while giving it a degree of refinement that as a Day-Date it’s entitled to. For every day wear, we can think of no better watch.

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Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.


We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

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Shipping & Returns


All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Tudor Jumbo Day-Date

Tudor Jumbo Day-Date

Tudor Jumbo Day-Date


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