Pelagos Won The Best Sports Watch Award At The 2015 Geneva Haute Horlogerie Awards

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With the desire of human beings for the beauty of the natural environment, they inspire them to carry out modern explorations of nature. And the incomparable charm of nature drives human beings willing to take risks and explore. The new products launched by Tudor this year are in the spirit of avant-garde, inspired by modern exploration. The design of the Speed ​​Shield Black Shield originates from a fantasy exploration journey into the dangerous jewels where the volcano is erupting and disappearing into the sky. And the watch inspired by the real world has the Chrono Blue series, which is a good companion for the beautiful resort. In addition, the Kai Cheng Ranger is based on polar journeys. Although these worlds are far from the same, they also carry out the magnificent aspirations of the Quartet. TUDOR’s professional watches are practical and reliable, unforgettable at first sight, designed for those who love to explore. Those who love to explore have great courage and unlimited imagination. Tudor professional watches are their best choice.

   The Tudor Pelagos is a masterpiece of professional watches, and it also symbolizes the life mode constituted by underwater adventures. The lead dive type is one of the most complete traditional mechanical diving watches on the market. In 2015, this classic watch was revolutionary, using a movement manufactured by Tudor and adding an additional color, reminiscent of the most brilliant era in the history of the brand’s diving watches.
   In 1926, Tudor was founded by Hans Wilsdorf. In 2015, North Flag and Pelagos became the first Tudor watches equipped with the brand’s self-developed movement, allowing the brand to take a big step forward in its independent production.
A tradition of good quality and performance
   Traditionally, Tudor’s watchmaking culture has always put product quality and wearer comfort first. The brand has always used the movements of Swiss suppliers to achieve precision and reliability. The research and development of the new rudder movement still maintains a high level, which makes the brand products reach an unprecedented level.
   The new movement of the TUDOR submersible watch, the TUDOR MT5612 movement, is equipped with a two-way automatic winding oscillating weight, which provides a powerful power reserve of up to about 70 hours. Put it on again in the morning without rewinding. In addition to the functions of the hour, minute and central seconds, a jump date window is provided at 3 o’clock, and a power indicator dial is provided at 9 o’clock. The Tudor MT5612 movement has a beating frequency of 28,800 times per hour or 4 hertz. It is controlled by a balance wheel equipped with a silicon balance spring, and the two sides are fixed by cross plates to enhance its shock resistance. This movement is the first Tudor product certified by the Swiss Precision Timepiece Testing Center (COSC).
   In addition to technological innovations, Tudor’s submersible dial, outer ring and rubber strap have also added a color. In addition to the original matte black style, a matte blue version is now available for selection. Matte blue has been the representative color of Tudor diving watches since 1960, and it is also the color used by the French Navy for their divers in their Tudor Submariner watches. The dial is printed with the name ‘PELAGOS’, and there are two lines of text below: ‘CHRONOMETER OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED’ (certified by the Observatory), which means that the movement is certified by the Observatory Precision Timepiece.
Wonderful professional watch
   The history of Tudor diving watches is closely linked to professionals working underwater, especially the navies around the world. The brand’s watches suitable for diving have been taking into account the needs of users over the years, constantly improving and innovating. In keeping with this tradition of continuous innovation, the brand has carried out a number of live tests around the world during the development of the Pelagos model, especially at Lake Geneva near Tudor headquarters.
   TUDOR Pelagos guarantees water resistance up to 500 meters and is equipped with a helium exhaust valve, which is an essential device to protect the watch during ‘saturated’ diving. When divers use saturation diving, in order to alternate between seabed activities and cabin rest, they need to breathe a mixture of helium and oxygen, avoiding long-term decompression during the entire mission. Since helium is the smallest gas particle in existence, even if the watch is waterproof, helium can penetrate the watch after a certain period of time. Therefore, the helium exhaust valve allows the gas infiltrating the watch to be released during the decompression phase at the end of the task without damaging the watch. The helium exhaust valve not only eliminates this excessive pressure, but also protects the watch from damage.

Legible
   Great diving tools must be clear and readable, and TUDOR Pelagos’ design features are meeting this standard. The dial of the watch is set with square hour markers and coated with a large amount of luminous materials to ensure sharp contrast. The watch is particularly equipped with the blue hour marker, because in the spectrum blue is the last recognizable color in the depths of the ocean. Pelagos hands, especially the hour hand, are decorated with a unique square, allowing the wearer to distinguish between the hour and minute hands at a glance. Collectors call this design ‘Snowflakes’, a signature feature of the diving watch produced by Tudor since 1969. Also for clarity and readability, the scales emit blue light on the ceramic unidirectional rotating outer ring ceramic word ring. Even in an extremely harsh field of vision, the display on the watch can be read.
Patented automatic buckle
   The lead dive model also stands out from many watches with its titanium strap. This strap is equipped with a steel discount. This discount has a built-in self-adjusting spring device developed and patented by Tudor. Since the wetsuit will be compressed and compressed in the deep sea, it will also expand when the diver returns to the surface, and this clever device allows the strap to adjust itself when diving. In addition, the dive model comes with a rubber strap. This rubber strap also has an extension system that can be easily adjusted for diving in any situation.
   Titanium was chosen for the exterior components of the Tudor Pelagos because it is extremely lightweight and only about 60% of the weight of stainless steel. In addition, titanium is also resistant to seawater corrosion. The all-matte and matte appearance gives a functional and practical feel, and its technological color style reveals the high-tech and professional characteristics of the watch. Continuing the design style of external components, the leading submarine-driven Tudor MT5612 movement is also matte. With a wide range of sandblasting, adding details or sun light effects, and a hollow central pendulum, it highlights the precision and reliability of this movement. Superb craftsmanship.
The technical foundation of Tudor
   The development of the Tudor series is based on two major beliefs: tradition and technology. Its watches subtly blend the history of the brand with modernity. Each model is based on its foundation and is uniquely crafted. In this spirit, we strive for innovation, and have been making more attempts in materials. The technical foundation of the sports series (North Flag, diving, fast riding and full crown) is displayed in the same aesthetic method. With the matte middle case, Sandblasted details and matte colors can create sharp contrast even if not using light and shadow. This design emphasizes the practicality and reliability of rubber and the sense of technology, rather than decoration to win, highlights the characteristics of professional watches, and emphasizes its practicality and reliability.
Technical Information
Tudor Leader Submersible Model: 25600TB (blue)

Case
Style: One-piece middle case, screw-in caseback and winding crown, helium exhaust valve at 9 o’clock
Diameter: 42 mm
Material: titanium, matte, 316L stainless steel bottom cover
Outer ring: titanium metal unidirectional 60 minute scale outer ring, matte blue or black ceramic word ring, white luminous scale
Winding crown: screw-in triple waterproof system
Mirror: anti-scratch, anti-reflective
Water-resistant to 500 meters (1,640 feet)
Strap
Material: titanium, matte
Buckle: 316L stainless steel discount and safety buckle, equipped with Tudor’s patented extension device, this adjustment device can gradually extend the strap every 2 mm, up to 4 mm. When diving, the strap can be extended by 14 mm more than usual, and the folded metal sheet can be peeled off for an additional 25 mm
Comes with strap: blue rubber strap with titanium buckle
dial
Color: blue, matte
Hour mark: white hour mark, white luminous material; white blue or black minute mark
Hands: white hour, minute and second hands, white luminous material
Tudor Leader Submersible Model: 25600TN (black)

Case
Style: One-piece middle case, screw-in caseback and winding crown, helium exhaust valve at 9 o’clock
Diameter: 42 mm
Material: titanium, matte, 316L stainless steel bottom cover
Outer ring: titanium metal unidirectional 60 minute scale outer ring, matte blue or black ceramic word ring, white luminous scale
Winding crown: screw-in triple waterproof system
Mirror: anti-scratch, anti-reflective
Water-resistant to 500 meters (1,640 feet)
Strap
Material: titanium, matte
Buckle: 316L stainless steel discount and safety buckle, equipped with Tudor’s patented extension device, this adjustment device can gradually extend the strap every 2 mm, up to 4 mm. When diving, the strap can be extended by 14 mm more than usual, and the folded metal sheet can be peeled off for an additional 25 mm
Comes with strap: black rubber strap with titanium buckle
dial
Color: black, matte
Hour mark: white hour mark, white luminous material; white blue or black minute mark
Hands: white hour, minute and second hands, white luminous material
Movement

Model: Tudor MT5612, automatic winding movement, two-way pendulum
Certification: Swiss Observatory Certification issued by COSC
Functions: Central hour, minute and second hand, fast instant jump calendar, second hand pause function for accurate time adjustment
Balance balance: Determine balance balance, fine adjustment screw, non-magnetic silicon hairspring, frequency: 28,800 times / hour (4 Hz)
Total diameter: 31.8 mm
Thickness: 6.5 mm
Gems bearings: 28
Power reserve: about 70 hours