The Zenith El Primero stands out as the true champion in a world awash with many an elegantly crafted luxury timepiece. The watchword for the Zenith El Primero is versatility. Zenith has achieved a balance of sport and elegance in this watch that makes it equally appropriate for dress occasions or on the sports field. The watch is definitely old fashioned in an elegant way, featuring a circular case, dauphin style hands, and simple indicators marking the numerals.
The case is burnished stainless steel, while the dial is silver, with separate dials elucidating month, date, and Moonphase, which all combine to give the El Primero the look of a classic which never goes out of style. The viewing window is of scratch resistant sapphire crystal. The case dimensions are 38.5 mms in diameter and 13.5 mms in thickness. The watch weighs 72 grams when equipped with a leather wrist strap.
The automatic self-winding movement is the heart of the El Primero, and many say that Zenith Watches makes the best movement of this sort of any luxury timepiece craftsmen on the planet. The action features an astonishing 36,000 movements for power, making for unparalelled accuracy in a mechanical watch.
When worn by a person with a high activity level, the watch will keep itself wound quite easily, however, it also features a fifty-hour power reserve when fully wound. To top it off, the Zenith El Primero is a true luxury watch from Switzerland than almost anyone can own without breaking his or her bank.