Baselworld 2012: Zenith El Primero 1969 Chronomaster (preview)
Zenith will introduce the new vintage inspired El Primero Chronomaster 1969 next week at Baselworld. Housed in a 42 mm stainless steel case, the Chronomaster features an opening in the dial that allows a view of the balance and gear train. Inside is a new self-winding movement, El Primero caliber 4061, with 31 jewels, 282 parts, a frequency of 36,000 vph (5Hz) and a 50-hour power reserve.
The dial features a silvered sunburst finish. Indexes and hands are rhodium-plated and coated with Superluminova. Functions include hours, minutes, small seconds and chronograph. Domed double sided anti-reflective crystal. Sapphire caseback. Oscillating weight with "Côtes de Genève" motif. Black alligator strap with rubber lining and steel buckle or triple folding clasp. Water-resistance is 100 meters.