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Tudor Launch Black Bay Chrono “Pink” in Partnership with Inter Miami CF

Tudor Black Bay Chrono Pink 79360N-0019

Earlier this week news dropped that Tudor has become the official partner for Inter Miami CF, the football club owned by long time Tudor ambassador David Beckham. Now, they’ve announced the Tudor Black Bay Chrono “Pink” featuring the team’s colours on the dial. It’s important to note that the Chrono “Pink” is not actually a brand-new watch, as it was first created as a custom piece for a different Tudor ambassador, Jay Chou, a few months ago. However, it is now available to the public for the first time.

Tudor Black Bay Chrono Pink 79360N-0019

Obviously, the highlight here is the pink dial. The shade is a close match to the Inter Miami CF signature colour, which does raise the question, what came first the chicken or the egg? Or rather, which came first, the Jay Chou piece or the Inter Miami connection? If the Jay Chou piece came first, then it’s a striking coincidence that the colour matches the football team so closely. But if the Inter Miami partnership has been in the works for months (presumably it has been) then it seems feasible that Jay Chou received an early prototype of what was always intended to be the Inter Miami piece. Ultimately, it’s not that important but it would be nice to learn the details at some point.

Tudor Black Bay Chrono Pink 79360N-0019

The specific pink used is a light rose colour that reminds me of candy floss or bubble gum. Although perhaps that connection comes from the fact a similar colour was used on the Oris Cotton Candy Divers Sixty-Five. Pink is not a common colour used in watchmaking although there have been a few notable examples in recent years. There’s the aforementioned cotton candy, the Zenith Chronomaster Sport and the F.P. Journe Élégante to name but a few.

Tudor Black Bay Chrono Pink 79360N-0019
Tudor Black Bay Chrono Pink 79360N-0019

Beyond the pink dial, which is paired with black chronograph subdial and matching black bezel, the Tudor Black Bay Chrono “Pink” is a very standard interpretation of the chrono. It measures 41mm in diameter and is made from stainless steel with a combination of brushed and polished surfaces. In keeping with the Black Bay’s dive watch origins, it retains a decent water resistance rating of 200m, although it’s far from being a dedicated diver anymore.

Powering the watch is the manufacture calibre MT5813, an automatic piece with a 70-hour power reserve. It’s a good movement although doesn’t quite reach master chronometer certification like the MT5602-1U. It would be nice to see Tudor expand their master chronometer range further as it feels like they haven’t capitalised on that advancement much since they introduced it in 2021.

Tudor Black Bay Chrono Pink 79360N-0019

In terms of price and availability, there are still several question marks that have been left unanswered by Tudor at time of writing. According to the brand, the watch will only be available in small quantities but just how many is unknown. The price is reportedly the same as the standard Black Bay Chrono at £4,790, which would make sense, but that has yet to be fully confirmed. Another question is how long will it be until the entire Inter Miami team is seen wearing them?

Price and Specs:

Model: Tudor Black Bay Chrono 'Pink'
Ref: 79360N-0019
Case: 41mm diameter, stainless steel
Dial: Pink with black subdials
Water resistance: 200m (20 bar)
Movement: Tudor calibre MT5813, automatic, 47 jewels
Frequency: 28,800 vph (4 Hz)
Power reserve: 70h
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, date, chronograph
Strap: Stainless steel bracelet with Tudor 'T-fit' rapid adjustment clasp
Price: £4,790

More details at Tudor.

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Michael Sonsino

As Digital Editor for Oracle Time, Michael needs an eye for detail, which makes it a good thing that his twin joys in life are miniatures and watches. He's a lifelong fan of fine timepieces, especially those of a more historic nature - if it has a twist of Art Deco, all the better. Recent purchase: Seiko Prospex 1959 Alpinist Modern Re-Interpretation. Grail watch: Vacheron Constantin Historiques American 1921.