Lady Gaga is one of the most famous musicians to come on the music scene, and Tudor has made her the face of their Born To Dare campaign, featuring their Tudor Black Bay watch collection. Gaga (birth name: Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) is seen wearing the above burgundy bezel, red fabric strap and black dial Reference: m79230r-0005. This timeless piece has a long sought after cream colored luminescent patina markers which watch collectors find highly desirable about antique Rolex watches.
The Tudor Bay Reference: m79230r-0005 comes with a Rivet Steel Band, Aged Leather, Black Leather or Blue Leather and often is supplied with an additional fabric strap (pictured above). The “Rivet” steel bracelet or aged leather strap have a folding buckle and safety clasp. The bezel is available in either burgundy, black or blue. The case is steel and has a 41mm diameter with a polished satin finish and a domed sapphire crystal.
The Reference: m79230r-0005 features the famous big winding crown and angular “snowflake” hands, famously used by the French National Navy in the 1970’s. This is a diver’s watch which supports a depth of 660 feet.
The Tudor Heritage Black bay was first introduced in 2012, and it won the Rival Prize at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie in Geneva the following year. The Reference: m79230r-0005 is powered by the Tudor Calibre MT5602. It offers a powerful 70-hour power reserve, allowing the its wearer to take off the watch on Friday evening and put it on again on Monday morning without having to wind it. The movement is certified by the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC).
Rubber B has developed 5 dual-color watch bands that are engineered to fit perfectly on the Tudor Black Bay watches and the Tudor deployment buckle or any standard 18mm tang buckle. This strap utilizes “Blocked Integration” engineering, incorporating solid inserts for a flawless, motionless flush mount to the watch case.
There is an all Jet Black color option which can look amazing in any occasion – tuxedo to diving suit. Rubber B also provides dual color options like Jet Black / Red Devil featured in the picture above, Tudor Jet Black / Pacific Blue, Tudor Jet Black / Sahara Tan, and Tudor Jet Black / Arctic White. All Rubber B straps are made in Switzerland of pure vulcanized rubber. It has a universal fit for wrist sizes XXS – XXL.
As with all fine watch purchases, Rubber B, recommends to store the original watch bands in a safe place to preserve resale value. The Rubber B bands will have a stunning look, and can stay clean even with an active lifestyle. For more information and to view pictures of all of Rubber B replacement bands for the Tudor Bay Reference: m79230r-0005 visit our Tudor Bay page here.