• 18K solid gold Zenith Compur chronograph Caliber Zenith 156D
  • 18K solid gold Zenith Compur chronograph Caliber Zenith 156D
  • 18K solid gold Zenith Compur chronograph Caliber Zenith 156D
  • 18K solid gold Zenith Compur chronograph Caliber Zenith 156D
  • 18K solid gold Zenith Compur chronograph Caliber Zenith 156D
  • 18K solid gold Zenith Compur chronograph Caliber Zenith 156D
  • 18K solid gold Zenith Compur chronograph Caliber Zenith 156D
  • 18K solid gold Zenith Compur chronograph Caliber Zenith 156D
  • 18K solid gold Zenith Compur chronograph Caliber Zenith 156D

18K solid gold Zenith Compur chronograph with caliber Zenith 156D

Brand:Zenith
Model:Compur
Year:Late 1950's
Material:18K solid gold
Size - diameter excluding winding crown:36.5mm
Size - length including lugs:45mm
Condition:Very good
Price:$3,700

18K solid gold Zenith Compur chronograph with caliber Zenith 156D

Beautiful 18K yellow solid gold Compur Zenith chronograph with round creamy dial and 2 sub dials, one at 3 o’clock for the minutes (45) and the seconds at 9 o’clock. The watch has Arabic numerals and a blue tachymeter up to 1000. The hands are in gold with a Stick style. At six o’clock comes “Compur” in red. The design of the lugs is particularly beautiful with an art deco style. The back case in is gold with outside numbers “12534 and 810024”. Inside the case you have “Modele depose” and all the marks for 18k yellow solid gold “18K- .750, hammer 110 and the woman face”. It is a manual winding chronograph movement with caliber Zenith 156D and numbered 162337. The watch comes with a brown leather band.

History

A man called Georges Favre Jacot set-up a company in 1865. He experienced a large successful offering pocket watches as accuracy as possible. In 1896, it won a gold medal at the Swiss National Exhibition. In 1960, Zenith takes over Martel Watch Co., which developed the calibers 285 and 749 for Universal. They became the 246 Zenith family. In 1969, Zenith introduces the first ever-automatic chronograph with central winding rotor, the mythical “El Primero”. Since 1999, the company is owned by LVMH. Their current leading products are “Chronomaster XXT”, the tourbillon chronograph, the “Traveler” and “Defy Xtreme”.

Technical details

Manual winding chronograph movement with caliber Zenith156D (circa 1950 and 45 minutes sub dial) with 17 jewels and 18,000bph. The movement has the number 162337.

Measurements

Diameter excluding winding crown: 36.5mm
Length including lugs: 45mm

Price: $3,700