If there was ever a case study for the difference a dial (and bezel) can make, the 2019 edition of the Tudor Black Bay Bronze with its slate grey dial is that watch. The new colour is subtle, and executed in a sophisticated manner, making for a dramatic improvement on the now discontinued khaki/brown version.. Before we get to the cool grey makeover, a recap. The Black Bay Bronze (or BBB to its friends) is ó you guessed it ó.a bronze-cased version of Tudorís flagship Black Bay. Specifically an alloy of bronze thatís high in aluminium, meaning you wonít get the sort of crazy green patina that was super popular a few years ago. As youíd expect, itís an in-house movement, the MT5601. Itís still also the biggest of the Black Bays, rocking in at 43mm across, so if youíre slight of wrist, consider yourself warned. It comes on either a leather or fabric strap, though itís worth noting that these days itís an either/or situation, not both.. But, that dial. Slate grey really is an accurate term in this case. The dial looks cool and inviting ó just like a slate floor on a hot day. Itís also an…

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