The Zenith watch company is inseparable from their famous chronograph caliber, the El Primero. After all, it made history as the first automatic chronograph movement ever produced. Able to measure 1/10th of a second, so reliable was the El Primero that even Rolex used it in the Daytona before they manufactured their own movements.
The original El Primero made its debut in 1969 with the now iconic A386 chronograph. Mechanical prowess aside, the A386 also had a distinctive and colorful design that stood out among chronographs of the day. So important was this reference that Zenith continued to iterate on it over the years.
In 2021, the brand brought back the flair of the iconic A386 with the Zenith Chronomaster – a chronograph with vintage-inspired looks but entirely modern movements. Check out the growing family of Chronomaster watches: