Sunday, June 19, 2016

Zenith El Primero Chronomaster 1969 SVRA Special Edition

Zenith has teamed up with the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) as the official timekeeper for 2016 for the organization’s vintage races throughout North America. To celebrate this partnership, Zenith has unveiled the limited edition of El Primero Chronomaster 1969 SVRA, a special edition that incorporates the SVRA logo, powered of course by the legendary beating heart of the El Primero movement.
The El Primero Chronomaster 1969 SVRA, a special edition is offered in a limited edition of 100 units, for those are enthusiasts and authentic to motorsport and enjoy the sport of vintage racing.
The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) is the premier vintage racing organization in the United States. The SVRA has thousands of active members. It will sanction 16 events in 2016 at some of the finest and most challenging racing circuits in the United States, including: the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sebring, Road America, Watkins Glen, Auto Club Speedway, the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Sonoma Raceway, Portland International Raceway, and Virginia International Raceway. SVRA’s Vintage Racing National Championships are held every November at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.

Technical details
Model: El Primero Chronomaster 1969 SVRA
Reference: 03.20411.4061/07.C776
Limited edition 100

Movement
Movement El Primero 4061, Automatic
Calibre 13¼``` (Diameter: 30 mm)
Thickness: 6.60 mm
Components: 282
Jewels: 31
Frequency: 36,000 VpH (5 Hz)
Power-reserve min. 50 hours
Finishes Oscillating weight with “Côtes de Genève” motif

Functions
Hours and minutes in the centre
Small seconds at 9 o’clock
Chronograph:
- Central chronograph hand
- 12-hour counter at 6 o’clock
- 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock
Tachymetric scale

Case
Material: stainless steel
Diameter: 42 mm
Opening diameter: 37.10 mm
Thickness: 14.05 mm
Crystal: Domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides
Case-back: Transparent sapphire crystal
Water-resistance: 10 ATM

Dial
Silver-toned bearing the SVRA logo
Hour-markers: Rhodium-plated, faceted and coated with SuperLuminova SLN C1
Hands: Rhodium-plated, faceted and coated with SuperLuminova SLN C1

Strap
Black alligator leather strap with protective rubber lining and yellow stitchings
Stainless steel triple folding clasp

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