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Zenith Rainbow Reference : 01/02.0480.405
This El Primero Rainbow Flyback Chronograph is an excellent example which was made for the French Air Force in the late 1990s.
Beautifully crafted and designed, it is attractively presented on the wrist. It has the ability to instantaneously re-start a new timing cycle by pushing a single button. It’s quite rare and highly sought after collectible timepiece.
The reason the watch is given the nick name "Rainbow" is because of the green, blue and yellow accents on the dial as well as the pink accents on the bezel insert too. It is a daunting challenge to find another in this clean and nice condition, especially if you are that kind of person that likes
mint pieces, this will not disappoint.
This runs on an in-house El Primero caliber 400 movement beating at 36,000bps and has 31 jewels. Movement runs strong and all functions work as it should. It has about 50 hours of power reserve.
It is a self-winding, automatic chronograph and the case comes in 39mm in diameter (without crown) and 12mm thick. The zenith word logo can be seen on the outside of the clasped buckle. And this folding butterfly clasp, can size up to even an 8 inch wrist comfortably. Total 16 links for the bracelet and maximum 2 on
: each side can be adjusted.
Looking for offers for this beautiful piece that doesn’t come with any box or manual. Service history is unknown, but I did a time observation after a week and is astonishingly accurate.
Thanks to CT and everyone for looking!