Zenith 1970s 41mm Caliber 146 HP Manual Chronograph PVD Aluminum Rare ChronoZenith
For auction is a 1970's Zenith PVD caliber 146 HP 41mm coated Aluminum case upper with stainless steel screwback manual winding chronograph. Rare pieces from the height of the 'quartz crisis' era of panic in the Swiss watch industry. Oversized using an exceptionally high grade caliber using what was at the time very advanced materials (aluminum case coated in PVD) and a simple all black utilitarian look.
Diameter: 41 mm w/out crown, 44 mm w/crown, 45 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 20 mm at the lugs tapering to 16 mm (will take a 20 mm strap)
Height: 13 mm
Power-reserve: 34 hours
Water Resistance: N/A
Gram Weight: 57 grams
Movement: Zenith caliber 146 HP manual winding
Strap/Bracelet: Brown leather rally style strap
Case: PVD coated aluminum case with steel pushers and crown and screwback caseback
Dial: Matte black with white numerals outer tachymeter chapter, broad arrow minute hand baton hour hand, ringed subdials
Condition: 75% (7.5 of 10): case shows wear on the 45+ year old PVD but overall nice shape, dial is very clean, working and functioning correctly
Box/Papers: Watch only
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