As a material already synonymous with weaponry and machinery, bronze definitely gives off an intrinsic masculine vibe. Driving that vibe home is the Tudor Black Bay Bronze, a downright rugged piece that nevertheless retains an elegant edge. The 43mm case is bronze with a satin finish, and the case back is bronze-coloured, PVD-treated steel. Under the skin is manufactured Calibre MT5601 self-winding mechanical movement with a bi-directional rotor system and 70-hour power reserve. Also featured is a bronze screw-down winding crown, and a bronze unidirectional rotating bezel. Rounding out the watch’s masculine charms is an aged leather strap, which delivers all the more patina.