CASE MATERIAL: Yellow gold plated with stainless steel caseback
CASE DIMENSIONS: 37 mm in diameter
DIAL: Champagne with black subregisters, chapter ring, applied gold baton hour markers, date aperture at the "12" hour marker
BRACELET MATERIAL: Movado signed gold plated
BRACELET SIZE: 7-3/8 to 8-3/8 inches
FUNCTIONS: Time, date, and chronograph
CALIBER: 3019 PHC
From 1969-1977 Movado was part of the same group as Zenith. During this time Movado used the legendary El Primero automatic chronograph movement in its Datron line. The present example has a great looking C-shaped case with a black and champagne version of the panda dial. It also features the original signed bracelet. A truly beautiful execution of a gold chronograph.
Dial with very few small spots, mostly on the upper half of the dial. Luminous material in the dial and hands fully intact, appears original to the watch, and aged to a beautiful creamy color. Case in excellent condition with light scratches from wear and some discoloration, mostly from tarnish; one small dent on the bezel near the "1" hour marker. Movement running at time of cataloging. Overall in excellent condition.
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