Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Hong Kong, Dec 12, 2018

LOT 374

ZENITH EL PRIMERO, RAINBOW

18K yellow gold and diamonds, self-winding, round-shaped, water-resistant, gentleman's wristwatch with snap-on case-back, subsidiary seconds at 9 and four horological complications: - 1/10 second chronograph (tachometer graduation on the dial to 400 units per hour) - 30-minute recorder (subsidiary dial at 3 o'clock) - 12-hour recorder (subsidiary dial at 6 o'clock) - Date of the month (aperture between 4 and 5 o'clock)

Brand Zenith

Model El Primero, Rainbow

Year circa 1990-1995

Case No. 70-0360-400

Bracelet 18K yellow gold Zenith bracelet with Zenith deployant clasp

Caliber Z 400, with 50-hour power reserve (36,000 vibrations per hour)

Dimensions Ø 42 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box and outer box, international guarantee, instruction booklet, world service booklet and extra links

HKD 26,000 - 35,000

USD 3,400 - 4,500 / EUR 3,000 - 4,000


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 4-9-12

Fair

Scratched

Worn

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

Zenith, El Primero The El Primero self-winding chronograph was launched in 1969. It was the world's first and the only one in its category to measure short periods of time to one-tenth of a second. The lever escapement movement beating 36,000 vibrations/hour (high mechanical frequency) and is fitted with a central rotor mounted on ball bearings. The coordination of chronographic functions is operated by column wheel.