Zenith El Primero Lightweight Limited Edition (Video)

The dial of the Zenith El Primero Lightweight is partially openworked, offering a view of the El Primero caliber inside, which beats at the extra-fast frequency of 36,600 vph. The disk-type date display at 6 o’clock has been lightened and reworked with pierced numerals over a red disk. The hands are faceted, hollowed as much as possible for lightness, and highlighted with luminescent coating. The dial’s overall color scheme, mixing light gray, blue and anthracite, echoes that of the very first Zenith El Primero chronograph watch, which debuted in 1969. The red, central chronograph seconds hand, with its Zenith-star counterweight, races around the dial to measure intervals to the nearest 1/10-second.  The small seconds subdial is at 9 o’clock. The watch has a sapphire exhibition caseback, displaying a back view of the El Primero caliber. The Zenith El Primero Lightweight retails for $22,000.

Zenith El Primero Lightweight - side
Zenith El Primero Lightweight - back

Click below to watch Zenith’s official product video for the El Primero Lightweight.

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3 Responses to “Zenith El Primero Lightweight Limited Edition (Video)”

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  1. alex ioancio

    It means that you are a novice in chemistry man. It is something as you make a very hard shield that coats the aluminium body and it is scratch resistant being ultralight at the same time. Somehow resembles titanium. Look at the Panerai composite models. It is much more scientifically described there. Cheers

  2. Stunning watch!.. love to own one. Might have to sell one or two of my watches…. lol.

  3. Debashish

    Ceramized aluminum – I am a bit confused about it. As we know aluminum is a metal and somehow the metal is being ceramized though I am not sure about its benefit. Well you can say it is high-tech stuff goes above our heads.

    Anyway, sorry about my rambling!

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