1950's Zenith 18k Rose Gold Stellina Chronograph Calibre 143-6

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A stunning and rare 1950's solid 18k rose gold Stellina chronograph from Zenith in wonderful lightly aged vintage condition with fantastic original dial and high grade column wheel movement, freshly serviced and ready to wear and a perfectly match genuine croc strap.  The markers on the dial are one aspect of this watch that makes it unique and very stylish with applied gold numbers at 12 and 6, arrow markers at 1,5,7 and 9 then box markers at 2,4,8 and 10.  The solid gold case is thick and heavy with a nice big size at 36mm in diameter excluding the crown and pushers.  While you can clearly see the small imperfections on the dial in the studio pictures, on the wrist in daylight it has a much cleaner look. A very rare, high quality solid gold chronograph from the workshops at Zenith of Le Locle, Switzerland.  

Circa: 1950's

Style: Mid-Century Dress

Case: Heavy 18k solid rose gold 3-piece case with rectangular pushers, stepped bezel and 18m lug width.  Nice brush, polish finish with original gold hallmarks stamped on the side at 9 o'clock and the centre of the back. Signed inside Zenith, Swiss Made 18k, 0.750.  Measures 36mm in diameter excluding the crown and comes on a perfectly matched 18mm genuine crocodile strap with generic gold plated buckle.  

Dial: Original factory printed silver dial with applied gold markers, sub-seconds at 9:00 and a 45 minute counter at 3:00.  Signed Zenith, Swiss Made.  The original rose gold hand set is also in excellent condition.

Movement: A very rare and high grade Zenith caliber 143-6 column wheel style manual wound chronograph movement based on the famous Excelsior Park caliber 4.  The movement plates show some natural patina typical of this caliber but all of the wheels, levers and springs are bright and sharp with no oxidation. We have just serviced this movement, it is running beautifully with all functions working correctly and comes with our full 1 year mechanical warranty.