Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 449

ZENITH EL PRIMERO CHRONOMASTER STEEL, NEW OLD STOCK Zenith, "El Primero, Chronometre", Ref. 03 1240 4001. Made in the late 1990's. Very fine, self-winding, water resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with square button chronograph, registers, tachometer, moon phases, triple date and a stainless steel Zenith double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, service booklet and hang tag.

CHF 2,500 - 4,500

HKD 20,000 - 36,000 / USD 2,500 - 4,500

Sold: CHF 3,125

Three-body, polished, stepped bezel, transparent case back with 6 screws, fluted lugs, sapphire crystals. Two-tone silver with applied steelradial Roman numerals and triangular indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer minute/second divisions, outermost tachometer scale, apertures for the day of the week, the month, the date and the moon phases. Steel dauphine hands. Cal. 4001, rhodium-plated, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self compensating flat balance spring.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 1

As new

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm.