Description

    Zenith Chronométre Cal. 5011K Sterling Silver Pocket Watch # 184
    Case: designed and built by Prof. Thomas Engel, sterling silver, case no. 070050141, open face, hinged back, reeded edges, engine turned back, inner caseback acrylic crystal over movement, 60 mm, mineral glass crystal
    Dial: designed and built by Prof. Thomas Engel, silver guilloché dial with subsidiary seconds and 48 hour réserve-de-marche, black Roman numerals
    Movement: Chronométre cal. 5011 K, 22''', 19 jewels, Gluycydur balance, mechanical hand wind
    Signed: triple signed Zenith
    Notes: with original wooden box and COSC Cert. # 4291 ("especially good results") dated 13 September 1990. Between 1960 and 2002, Zenith produced 5,400 cal. 5011 K movements. Developed by Zenith chief designer J.-P. Gerber and debuted in 1960. Adjusted by René Gygax, it won numerous observatory awards, culminating in the pre-quartz world record for precision, set in 1967. After 2002, the movements were supplied on demand as special orders.




    Condition Report*:

    Type: Zenith Chronométre Cal. 5011K Sterling Silver Pocket Watch # 184
    Model: ref. 07.0050.141
    Dial: silver guilloché dial, black Roman numerals
    Hands; blued steel Breguet hands
    Metal: sterling silver
    Case No: 070050141
    Case Info: open face, hinged back, reeded edges
    Case Width: 60 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: Chronométre cal. 5011 K, 22''', 19 jewels, Gluycydur balance, mechanical hand wind
    Circa: 1990
    Condition: Excellent condition, movement is running


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