Two years after its first appearance, the new Pelagos FXD pays homage to decades of collaboration between the Swiss company and the US Navy by revisiting, in a modern key, the historic Milsub 7016 with monobloc titanium case, the now inevitable “Snowflake” hands and the manufacture caliber MT5602 (COSC) which guarantees 70 hours of power reserve.

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Collaboration between Tudor , US Navy (US Navy) was born in the now distant 1958 with the first delivery of watches assigned with characteristics of durability e reliability to be able to be used in any weather condition: from missions at sea to those on land. The nomenclature is a reference to the background of the watch: “FXD” (from the English “fixed”), in fact, alludes to the fixed bars for attaching the strap, which are incredibly resistant.

THE NEW PELAGOS FXD

This new version is a modern reinterpretation of the reference 7016 of the TUDOR Oyster Prince Submariner from the late 60s with cutting-edge materials and technical solutions.

. The black dial features the characteristic square hour markers and the angular-shaped hands, known as "Snowflake”, introduced by the brand in 1969 to increase the intensity of the luminescence of your watches in low light conditions. It also has a unidirectional rotating bezel with sandblasted ceramic disc covered with luminescent material. The monobloc case from 42 mm Titanium is waterproof up to 200 meters and is entirely satin-finished to produce a matt effect that limits light reflections.

Il fabric ring strap it is a distinctive element of YOU SLEEP, one of the first brands to offer it for its watches, in 2010. Made by the nineteenth century jacquard looms company Julien Faure of the French region of St‑Etienne, is unique in terms of quality of workmanship, robustness and wearability. For the model Pelagos FXD, TUDOR and Julien Faure have developed a highly technical strap. It consists of a wide band 22mm of colored nylon fabric green forest with fred central hilum, titanium “D” buckle and hook and loop closure system, adapts to wrists of all sizes and offers an excellent fit.

Il In-house caliber MT5602 has been certified "stopwatch" from Official Swiss Chronometer Control (COSC) and its performance exceeds the standards defined by this independent body. Where, in fact, the COSC allows an average variation of -4 and +6 seconds in the daily rate of a watch compared to the absolute time in the single movement, TUDOR requires its movements to vary between -2 and +4 seconds in the fully assembled watch.

Another notable feature of the MT5602 Manufacture Caliber is the'autonomy “weekend-proof”, i.e. approximately 70 hours. This means that the wearer of the watch can, for example, take it off on Friday evening and put it back on their wrist on Monday morning without having to recharge it

The watch will soon be available at Shop and authorized resellers at the list price of 4'190 Euros