Wilsdorf chose the name because he wanted to honor the Tudor period of England.The Tudor watches used the Tudor Rose signed on the dial which is the heraldic emblem of England and takes its origin from the Tudor dynasty.Rolex Tudor also joined Rolex in the manufacture of the watches nowadays known as with cases, dials and hands similar to Rolex's.Rolex Tudor always took advantage of their direct connection to Rolex in order to improve their sales.In addition, the same model was used by the US Navy for its UDT and the Navy Seals.Rolex signed bracelets and crowns were part of the Tudor models up to 1990`s.Ending 1960's Tudor changes its famous Rose sign for the actual Shield sign.The main difference between Rolex and Tudor could be seen already in the 40's when the first Rolex Tudor Oyster was introduced: Inside the screwed-in Oyster case, instead of a Rolex manufactured movement, there was a movement supplied by Ebauches SA, ETA.
It is a pleasure to wear these models which can be found in steel or in a combination of steel and 18 ct yellow gold.
Throughout the years, Rolex Tudor Chrono models stands out since the brand manufactures them from the beginning with valijoux movements that were modified and improved for Rolex Tudor watches (similar to those manufactured for Rolex chronographs) including exotic dials such as the Rolex Tudor Montecarlo series with diverse colors and designs.
Rolex Tudor chonograph movements evolved from manual to automatic, with deeper cases and plastic crystals.
The case is gold plated but pitted, as can be seen.
The rear of the back has a serial number 703946 over 908. Genuine full size men's rolex tudor Genuine half gold rolex braclet Genuine rolex clasp Geuine rolex gold bezel Genuine rolex gold crown Fully serviced and polished 6 weeks ago at a cost of £200 keeps...
Even when it has an aristocratic name of its own, a Tudor still remains a Rolex.