With Tudor sales tag, contemporary red presentation box and outer packaging.
The present reference 7032, an icon of 1970s design, is from the very first generation of Tudor chronograph watches and one of the firm's most sought after models in today's market.
Reference 7032 and its sister reference 7031, featuring a black plastic insert to the bezel, both fitted with calibre 7734, were introduced into the market around 1970 and are believed to have remained in production only during two years.
The models are distinguished by their vari-coloured dials with bright orange indexes and the unusually shaped numerals.
The present watch is a highly attractive example of this reference, preserved in very good original overall condition, still retaining all the elements demanding collectors expect from an early Tudor chronograph: the finely reeded screw down buttons (later generations were deeper carved for improved grip), the early non-triplock crown and the bracelet reference 7836 with end links reference 382, supplied by Rolex exclusively for this model.
The brand Tudor was introduced by Rolex around 1945 with the aim of supplying high quality watches at affordable prices. Although Rolex never advertised their connection to Tudor, they however supplied, amongst other parts, the Oyster cases and rotors. The symbol of the brand was the Tudor rose until around 1960 when it was replaced by the shield which is still in use to date. The line of models comprised also Submariner and Cosmograph-style watches considered as reliable and durable as their "big sisters". With their varied and colourful "exotic" dials, these watches have become extremely popular amongst collectors.