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FS: 1976 Tudor Submariner (Ref. 9411/0) "Snowflake"
Offered at $10,250 USD We are always open to offers and trades. Please feel free to contact us at [email]email@example.com[/email] or by calling (213) 293-0555
The Tudor “Snowflake” is the nickname given to the Tudor Submariners with unique features such as the square hour markers and a unique snowflake hands that were introduced by Rolex/Tudor to increase visibility in low light conditions. In production from 1968 to the mid-1980s with dial variants commonly found in black or blue and the watch can feature at date complication. However, there is more to the Tudor’s Snowflake Submariner line than its unique and different visual features.
The Tudor Snowflake Submariners, much like the other Submariners produced by Rolex and Tudor, have a long-standing history and were supplied to military forces including the U.S. Navy and the Marine Nationale (French Navy)
The second-generation Tudor Submariners also marked the watchmaker’s transition from caliber 390 movements produced by Parmigiani Fleurier SA (Fleurier) to movements produced by Swiss watchmaker ETA which made the Tudor Snowflake Submariners the first Tudor watches to use these modified ETA movements.
This specific example would make a great addition to a growing collection or be a great first piece as it retains the classic and timeless look of the Submariner while being unique and eye-catching as a result of the unique dial and hand configuration
Stock # TDRSUB769411/0
Bracelet Leather NATO strap (Honey Blonde)
CASE & BRACELET
The thick and even case has been previously lightly polished with factory chamfering still slightly present and nicely matched and even lugs. The watch retains the original Rolex signed trip-lock crown. The "fat font" bezel has taken on a wonderful fade to a light grey coloration showing some patina from use. The watch will be supplied with a strap of your choosing.
DIAL & HANDS
The gorgeous matte "snowflake" dial is in wonderful condition. The matte portion of the dial has taken on a very interesting patina that is velvety in texture and consistency. Additionally, this dial is sometimes referred to as a confetti dial due to the fact that the dial when aged possessed small and consistent flecks of blue, green, grey, and black that makes up the base color of the dial coloration. The lume plots have taken on an interesting and highly sought after golden patina. The original tritium "snowflake" hands have aged slightly lighter than the dial but match the overall look and feel of the watch and are consistent in texture when viewed under U.V. light. The lume on both the dial and hands remain fully intact exhibiting no lume degradation or loss.
None, The watch was is keeping time perfectly but the extended service history is unknown.
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