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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 12, 2013

LOT 11

ZENITH EL PRIMERO A788 Zenith, Chronograph, automatic, El Primero, case no. 057E366, ref. A788. Made in the early 1970s. Fine and rare, tonneau shaped, self-winding, water-resistant stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers and date.

C. Two-body, polished and brushed, flat bezel, hooded lugs, screw-down case back. D. Blue with applied luminous steel baton indexes, outer minute and 1/5th seconds divisions, subsidiary silver guilloché dials for the seconds, the 30-minute and 12-hour registers, aperture for the date between 4 and 5. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 3019PHC, rhodium-plated, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.

CHF 2,500 - 3,500

HKD 20,000 - 29,000 / USD 2,600 - 3,700


Sold: CHF 2,750

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-8*


Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original