Introduced in 2018, the Black Bay Fifty-Eight is a smaller version of Tudor’s best-selling Black Bay — and it’s been incredibly well-received.

The demand has stayed high for the past two years largely because of the well thought out proportions 39 mm x 11.9 mm, immaculate Rolex-like finish, in-house caliber MT5402 chronometer movement with 70-hour power reserve, moderate price point, and overall aesthetics. It’s also not likely a coincidence that Tudor continually allocates just enough to dealers to maintain a high value new and on the resale market.

Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight Navy Blue wristshot

Everyone knew Tudor would further capitalize on the success of the original Black Bay Fifty-Eight with one or more new variations eventually and this week — more than two years since the original BB58 debuted) — they have done just that.

Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight Navy Blue next to Submariner Marine Nationale

Introducing the Black Bay Fifty-Eight “Navy Blue.” A reinterpretation of the Tudor’s famous and highly collectible Submariner that was introduced in 1969 and subsequent Marine Nationale models from the 1970s.

Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight Navy Blue close-up

Vintage blue Snowflake Tudor Submariners are very desirable and the price to acquire one has climbed upwards for years — similar to vintage Rolex Submariners — so it’s no surprise why the Rolex-owned company chose a blue bezel and blue dial for the all-new Black Bay Fifty-Eight Navy Blue (Ref. 79030B).

Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight Navy Blue

Retail is $3,375 on a strap and $3,700 on a steel bracelet and the BB58 Navy Blue is available for sale immediately. Learn more at Tudor.

Yoy may also be interested in our in-depth Review of the original Black Bay Fifty-Eight.

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