Tudor Prince Oysterdate

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SKU AS02867
SKU AS02867

Why We Love it

Why We Love It

It is no secret that the popularity of the Tudor brand is reaching stratospheric levels as of late. After decades of neglect by collectors, Rolexes' sibling brand has caught on in an epic fashion, due in no small part to the tremendously desirable and popular line of modern Heritage Collection timepieces that has swept the industry over the past few years.

Vintage Tudor timepieces have similarly "caught on" and many nearly-forgotten wristwatches have been pulled from sock drawers and brought back into the well-deserved limelight. While the greatest attention is being paid to the sports models such as the Snowflake Submariner and Monte Carlo Chronographs, there are also a number of superb casual and formal dress pieces being "found" and brought back to life.

Featuring many of the same parts as their Rolex cousins but fitted with ETA movements, these models present a great value to collectors of any level and we're happy to see these models getting their due. For decades, the Prince Oysterdate was a cornerstone of the Tudor collection. Produced in myriad configurations over the years, we truly believe there is an Oyster Prince for every wrist.

This particular example features a classic Oyster case design, silver sunburst dial, and magnified date window, all tone-on-tone for that super clean look. Just the right amount of patination to the luminous elements and some leather strap action, and its everything you'd want.

All in all, it's hard to go wrong with Tudor- rock solid movements and iconic designs add up to a tremendous value proposition.

The Story

When Rolex launched the Tudor Oyster Prince in the 1950s, founder Hans Wilsdorf (who also founded Rolex) intended the watch to be worn by the everyman. 

Before the watch’s release, Tudor subjected six Oyster Princes to a “Trial of Destruction” in which a construction worker wore them—one after the other—while operating a jackhammer. After passing each trial, the Prince was heralded with ad campaigns showing construction workers and miners hard at work with watches proudly strapped to their wrists. The watch also saw real-world experience in the harsh environs of the Arctic, with the British North Greenland Expedition, drawing the “extreme admiration” of the men who wore them.

If that isn’t a ringing endorsement, we don’t know what is.

 

 

A:S Guarantee

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Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

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.

Warranty

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

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

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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 Prince Oysterdate

Tudor Prince Oysterdate

Sold
Sold
Tudor Prince Oysterdate

Why We Love it

Why We Love It

It is no secret that the popularity of the Tudor brand is reaching stratospheric levels as of late. After decades of neglect by collectors, Rolexes' sibling brand has caught on in an epic fashion, due in no small part to the tremendously desirable and popular line of modern Heritage Collection timepieces that has swept the industry over the past few years.

Vintage Tudor timepieces have similarly "caught on" and many nearly-forgotten wristwatches have been pulled from sock drawers and brought back into the well-deserved limelight. While the greatest attention is being paid to the sports models such as the Snowflake Submariner and Monte Carlo Chronographs, there are also a number of superb casual and formal dress pieces being "found" and brought back to life.

Featuring many of the same parts as their Rolex cousins but fitted with ETA movements, these models present a great value to collectors of any level and we're happy to see these models getting their due. For decades, the Prince Oysterdate was a cornerstone of the Tudor collection. Produced in myriad configurations over the years, we truly believe there is an Oyster Prince for every wrist.

This particular example features a classic Oyster case design, silver sunburst dial, and magnified date window, all tone-on-tone for that super clean look. Just the right amount of patination to the luminous elements and some leather strap action, and its everything you'd want.

All in all, it's hard to go wrong with Tudor- rock solid movements and iconic designs add up to a tremendous value proposition.

The Story

When Rolex launched the Tudor Oyster Prince in the 1950s, founder Hans Wilsdorf (who also founded Rolex) intended the watch to be worn by the everyman. 

Before the watch’s release, Tudor subjected six Oyster Princes to a “Trial of Destruction” in which a construction worker wore them—one after the other—while operating a jackhammer. After passing each trial, the Prince was heralded with ad campaigns showing construction workers and miners hard at work with watches proudly strapped to their wrists. The watch also saw real-world experience in the harsh environs of the Arctic, with the British North Greenland Expedition, drawing the “extreme admiration” of the men who wore them.

If that isn’t a ringing endorsement, we don’t know what is.

 

 

A:S Guarantee

+

Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

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.

Warranty

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

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

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.

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