That's great! I recognize the original photo - it was one of my visual references when I was stalking my A 386. Looks like you've changed the crown as well.
Every time I see the A 386, I am almost as blown away as the first time I saw it. Zenith obviously thinks so to, since the three-color subdial element appears to be well on its way to becoming a standard under M. Dufour. I can't imagine how you lost track of it - mine finds its way to my wrist almost every week. Regardless, good to hear and see that it lives in daylight again. Beautiful shots, and you're right, the bevel on the lug is not only an attractive detail, but the tell that shows the case has not been overpolished. I don't know about the bracelet endpieces, still looking for some, and making do with an ill-fitting asian Oyster in the meantime.
These salute their brother!
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A 386 ..... I found mine again....
Hello everyone... Been very busy as of late ... But i was reading somewhere about the first generation A 386 ElPrimero.... LouS .great photos !! it got me thinking... I have one of those somewhere... I remember when i first saw one about 20 years ago I ha...
Bill, That's great! I recognize the original photo - it was one of my visual references when I was stalking my A 386. Looks like you've changed the crown as well. Every time I see the A 386, I am almost as blown away as the first time I saw it. Zenith obv...
Amazing, you kept in the bank for 17 years. It is a real nice watch it is kind of like a big find, except that you have had it all this time. It could use another strap, the blue shark skin just does not suit it from my perspective. Well congradulations o...
Great vintage chronograph. Those subdials just jump out at you. What else have you forgotten in your bank?
Even if you forget . . .
. . . the stellar El Primero movement and the rich tradition of Zenith, the A386 still ranks amongst the most handsome chronos of all time. That it was one of the first vehicles for the legendary EP movement makes it all the better. Thanks for sharing thi...
Hello, would you be interested to sell it? I have been looking for one of these for a while. I would also consider a trade and have a few goodies in my collection including a Zenith Rainbow, 1950s Universal Tri-Compax NOS, 1969 Heuer Carrera Cal. 12, 1940...