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1967 Zenith A279 Chronograph 146d

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  • Reference: A 279

    Year: 1960s

    Case: Steel screwback, thick light scratches

    Dial:  Tritium luminous, silver sunburst

    Dimensions: 37 mm excluding signed crown

    Function: Manual,  running with strong amplitude

    Caliber: 146 d 

    Strap: Crocodile grain, honey stitching.

    Accessories: No box or papers

  • Dating to around 1967....

    This rare, and unusual Zenith A279 'Grey panda' is a special and seldom seen reference with a sought after 38 mm case. The size size and style presents well in any modern setting, yet has a less is more simplicity amd timless feel of the 60s. 

    The case is nice with only light wear and looks unpolished, or very light if ever.  The original pushers and crown are a seldom seen but nice feature.

    The silver dial has a light patina, and deep pumpkin hour markers on dial and in hands. The hands provide a cool constrast.

    The manually wound 146d movement is signed Zenith as it should be on the bridge, and is in extremely good condition.

    It comes paired with a quality honey tan croc strap.

    One to add to the collection!