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For the consideration of chronograph caliber enthusiasts...

Good day chronograph enthusiasts! Though some may argue that a rotating bezel is a far simpler solution to most daily time-keeping requirements (parking meter, 3-minute egg, et al), we who are devoted to this significant advance in horology will always ar
3M
By: halgedahl
20
jmpTT
1411

What is your take on the El Primero HW /Prime?

My first 'serious' contemporary mechanical watch was a Zenith Prime (aka El Primero HW ). It came in an absolutely classic stainless steel case and a doomed finely silvered dial which afforded for considerable visual attraction. The watch was driven by th
5Y
By: Ornatus-Mundi
6
Ornatus-Mundi
3282

el primero chronograph

Hello, Chris It is almost impossible to add anything more, after the detailed write-up of Marcus' - but let me try to add a few more comments. 1. Manual winding is a nice ritual; personally, I find the crown size and shape OK. If you ever forget, no isssu
7Y
By: cuibono
5
cuibono
1907

A Zenith mega-photo-thread to christen the new forum ...

great news to have Zenith on the forum!...this one won the wristscan a few months ago...Matt.
8Y
By: AndrewD
101
Davo
51668

Zenith Class El Primero review!

10Y
By: Bonatto
13
Bonatto
6100

Zenith – please post your favourites

Hi All (and bonjour to Jerome), My example is the Prime, the first of the hand wound chronographs, produced from 1995 to 1999 and then continued as the 40mm Class El Primero HW. The Prime carries the Calibre 420 column wheel El Primero chronograph movemen
8Y
By: AndrewD
20
swjoseph
11843