The dial opening revealing the beating heart of an exceptional movement is another characteristic Zenith innovation. This signature which has become inseparable from the brand with the star logo is now associated for the first time with the colour codes of the original 1969 chronograph.
This Chronomaster 1969 model houses a new automatic chronograph movement entirely developed, fine-tuned and produced in-house, El Primero Calibre 4061. Like all El Primero movements, it beats at the exceptional frequency of 10 vibrations per second (or 36,000 vibrations per hour) and can thereby measure 1/10ths of a second. This new chronograph movement with an approximately 50-hour power reserve comprises 282 parts and features meticulous finishes, visible in particular through the famous dial opening. The new El Primero Chornomaster 1969 displays the hours, minutes, small seconds at 9 o’clock, as well as the chronograph function with a central sweep seconds hand along with 30-minute and 12-hour counters at 3 and 6 o’clock respectively.
The new El Primero Chronomaster 1969 chronograph comes with a 42 mm-diameter steel case that is water-resistant to 100 metres and equipped with vintage-style round pushbuttons. It is available on a black alligator leather strap complete with steel buckle.
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