Only Online Auction

Hong Kong, Mar 09, 2022

LOT 284

Ref. 20/0023.400.621, self-winding, chronograph, minute and hour counters, date; “El Primero”, gilded metal

HKD 12,800 - 25,500

EUR 1,450 - 2,900 / CHF 1,500 - 3,000 / USD 1,650 - 3,300


Sold: HKD 8,500

Gilded metal, self-winding, round-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, sapphire-crystal snap-on case-back, white colour lacquered dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and four horological complications:
· 1/10 second chronograph (activated by the two rectangular-shaped push-pieces located on the case-band) with tachometer scale graduated on the dial for 400 units per hour
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute recorder (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
· 12-hour recorder (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)
· Half-instantaneous date of the month (aperture between 4 and 5 o’clock)

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Zenith, Le Locle

Model “Automatic”, “El Primero”

Reference 20/0023.400.621

Year circa 1992

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. unnumbered

Material gilded metal

Bracelet brown leather strap

Buckle gilded metal Zenith buckle

Caliber 400

Height 43.9 mm.

Width 38.2 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box, certificate of origin, instruction booklet


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

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