This is the Zenith Captain Elite Central Second. It is presented in a 40 mm by 8.15 mm steel case with a domed sapphire glass with anti-reflective treatment and a silver-toned sunray finish dial. The rose gold facetted hour and minute hands, and hour markers, contrast against the silver dial nicely. Seconds are indicated via a blue central hand. The date is shown at 6 o’clock.

The Captain Elite is powered by Elite caliber 670, which beats at 4Hz, has automatic winding, a 50-hour power reserve, 27 jewels and 144 total components. The movement and oscillating weight with “Côtes de Genève” pattern are visible through the transparent caseback.

Water-resitance is 50 meters. The Captain Elite Central Second is paired with a brown alligator leather strap with protective rubber lining and a steel pin buckle (optional folding clasp). The price is $5,800. (Ref. 03.2020.670/01.C498)

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