Zenith El Primero

by · July 30, 2014

A true piece of history the Zenith El Primero Chronomaster 1969 is a legendary watch that has impressed over time through its beautiful design, legendary color combination and high quality materials and precision.

This watch is anything but simple, from the mechanism to the overall design of the dial to the color combination; the El Primero is an intense mix of technology, modern watch design and high quality materials that give this watch a legendary status.

ZENITH EL PRIMERO 03.2082.402122.C734 for mikesworld

The watch is truly a statement piece and as such can be worn with any type of attire. It can work with serious office wear as well as with a relaxed, casual attire mainly because it will be the main point of focus. The color combination is striking making the dial shine with the blue accents close to the tachymeter. The blue stitching on the black alligator leather strap is also a beautiful detail that makes the entire ensemble work with any type of attire.

The watch case comes in a beautifully polished stainless steel with three crowns on the three o’clock side. It also has a tachymeter, a power reserve indicator located at six o’clock and a small see through portion where people can admire the complex mechanism. It has an hour, minutes and seconds function using chunky rectangular blocks instead of numerals. The seconds hand is also decorated in the same deep blue accent that the strap and dial are adorned with,  The dial of the watch also proudly wears the brand logo and the Zenith lettering.

The watch has a diameter of 42 mm, making it a medium to large sized watch, wearable by all wrist sizes but with a better fit for those with larger wrists. The watch is the perfect accessory as it demands attention due to the fetching design and the beautifully simple color combination. It will definitely be a conversation starter giving its wearer the chance to explain the 150 plus year history of the legendary Swiss watch manufacturer.

So if you want a beautiful, top of the line watch that also comes with an amazing history behind it, than the Zenith El Primero Chronomaster 1969 is definitely the model for you.

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