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CASE MATERIAL: Stainless steel
CASE DIMENSIONS: 42 mm in diameter
DIAL: Grey with white and blue subregisters, open balance wheel, applied hour markers
BRACELET MATERIAL: Nylon with steel deployant buckle
MAX. BRACELET SIZE: 9 inches
FUNCTIONS: Time and chronograph
Zenith is a Swiss manufacturer known for producing the first integrated automatic chronograph movement in 1969. Called the El Primero, this famous movement was used in Zenith's own models, as well as in the first automatic Rolex Daytona. The present example is a Collaboration with Peter Auto, a French company that holds a series of Tour Auto vintage racing events. This model was limited to 500 units and features a colorful racing-inspired dial.
PROPERTY OF A VIRGINIA GENTLEMAN
Dial is in mint condition. Case is in excellent condition, showing minor scratches. The watch is running at time of cataloging, however it was not tested for the accuracy of time and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that there is no guarantee on the future working of the movement. Strap is original. Overall, the watch is in excellent condition.
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