Zenith El Primero
Model: Zenith El Primero
Movement: automatic, caliber 410
Case: stainless steel, 38 mm, chronograph with day/date/month and moonphase indications, sapphire glass
Bracelet: stainless steel
Condition: excellent, as new
Box, papers: yes
Overview: El Primero – meaning ‘the first’ in Esperanto –, the chronograph that was to have a lasting impact on modern watchmaking, was presented on January 10th 1969. Over 40 years on, El Primero is still the most precise series-made chronograph, the only one capable of measuring short times to the nearest tenth of a second. It is also one of the most titled, having been honoured by numerous distinctions.