In the world of high-end luxury, automobiles, fashion apparel and wristwatches have several elements in common: Each is highly coveted throughout the globe; each features premium craftsmanship and materials and each is considered a symbol of status.
What’s more, many luxury automakers, fashion designers and watchmakers offer more moderately priced divisions in addition to their top-of-the-line high-end brands.
Luxury carmakers Lexus, Acura and Infiniti are higher-end divisions of Toyota, Honda and Nissan respectively. Prominent fashion designers Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, Donna Karan and Marc Jacobs have their eponymous premium lines as well as more affordable labels, Chaps, Michael by Michael Kors, DKNY and Marc by Marc Jacobs.
For generations prestigious watchmaker Omega offered the more moderately priced Tissot watch brand, prior to when the two became part of the Swatch Watch Group in 1983. Bulova watches has its namesake brand as well as higher-end Bulova Accu-Swiss division and more moderately priced fashion line Caravelle NY.
Luxury watchmaker Rolex founded in 1905 by Hans Wilsdorf and Alfred Davis, started production of Tudor Watches in 1946 under Wilsdorf’s direction to offer Swiss-made watches with the reliability, dependability and quality of Rolex watches at more desirable prices.
You’ll find an impressive assortment of both Rolex and Tudor wristwatches at TheWatchery.com, including highly sought-after styles from Oyster Datejust, Yacht, Datejust Turn-O-Graph and Monarch collections.
Tudor Monarch men’s and women’s watches feature the premium craftsmanship and materials you’ve come to know and appreciate in Rolex timepiece at considerably lower price-points. The Tudor Monarch Chronograph makes a statement on the wrist in premium grade stainless steel and 18K yellow gold.
The contoured round case in premium grade stainless steel has a lustrous polished finish. The multi-link bracelet in polished stainless steel is accented with polished 18K yellow gold center links. The stationary stainless steel bezel has an 18K yellow gold top ring and fluted edge rim.
The bright white dial shines with gold colored sub-dials, luminous gold tone baton hands and baton hour markers. Features include small-second, thirty-minute and 12-hour registers. Additional features include premium Swiss-made quartz movement inside, a scratch resistant sapphire crystal above the dial, along with a locking screw-down crown and case back for water-resistance to 100 meters or 330 feet. The Tudor Monarch men’s chronograph is 35mm in diameter and 10mm thick.
Majestic and appealing, the Tudor Monarch women’s watch makes a regal statement in premium grade stainless steel and 18K yellow gold. The round premium grade stainless steel case is highly polished to a mirror-bright patina. The case is beautifully integrated into the multi-link bracelet in brushed stainless steel with polished 18K yellow gold center links.
Decorative fluted detail accents the perfectly round 18K yellow gold bezel and 18K yellow gold crown. The highly legible white dial features luminous yellow gold tone hands and raised yellow gold tone Arabic numeral hour markers. A window at the 3 o’clock hour reveals the automatic date calendar.
Features include a scratch resistant sapphire crystal above the dial and premium Swiss-made quartz movement inside for precise time-keeping accuracy. The Tudor Monarch women’s watch is 27mm in diameter and 8mm thick.
In a league of its own, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Men’s watch offers peerless precision and design. This exemplary crafted men’s timepiece has been awarded official Chronometer certification from the COSC (Official Swiss Chronometer Test Institute).
The signature Oyster case in premium grade stainless steel is highly polished to a lustrous glow. The signature Rolex Jubilee bracelet in brushed stainless steel features polished 18K yellow gold center links. The signature 18K yellow gold bezel with fluted detail surrounds the metallic yellow gold colored dial with polished yellow gold-tone hands and raised Roman numeral hour markers.
A magnified cyclops window at the 3 o’clock hour reveals the automatic date calendar. Features include a scratch resistant sapphire crystal above the dial, precision Swiss-made automatic movement inside and water-resistance to 100 meters or 330 feet. The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Men’s watch is 36mm in diameter and 12mm thick.
Understated elegance triumphs with the Rolex Yacht Master women’s watch. The signature case in premium grade stainless steel is highly polished to a lustrous patina. The triple-link bracelet in premium grade stainless steel features satin finished outer links and polished center links.
The unidirectional rotating platinum bezel features U-notched detail on the outer rim and raised markers on the top ring. The silver colored dial shines with a magnified cyclops date window at the 3 o’clock hour, luminous pie-cutter hands, outlined baton and cabochon dot hour markers.
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