Hands-on: ZENITH Chronomaster Revival A386 Manufacture Edition

For its first Manufacture Edition, Zenith has reproduced a previously unknown prototype dial of its iconic chronograph. The Chronomaster Revival Manufacture Edition is exclusively available on Zenith’s newly launched e-commerce platform, as well as to visitors of the Zenith Manufacture in Le Locle in Switzerland. Located at Latitude 47° 3’18.77″N / Longitude 6°44’25.70″E (GOOGLE Earth offers a 3-D view of the Zenith Manufacture)

Like a time capsule the attic of the Manufacture is a special place indeed, with many secrets still being uncovered today. While going through the attic of the main historical Zenith building last year during the El Primero’s 50th anniversary, an unexpected discovery was made…

Attic? Yes! Please watch our video https://youtu.be/0WBIK45CwhM to discover the secrets of this famous attic…

Zenith Revival . Reference: 03.Z386.400/60.C843. Its dial is inspired by vintage prototypes never released and found in the attic of the Manufacture. This is an exclusive Manufacture Edition now also sold online.

Original 1969 case with 38mm diameter,
Automatic El Primero column-wheel chronograph
Movement: El Primero 400 Automatic
Frequency: 36,000 A/h (5 Hz = 1/10 of a second)
Power reserve: min. 50 hours
Functions: Hours and minutes in the centre. Small seconds at nine o’clock.
Chronograph: central chronograph hand, 12-hour counter at six o’clock, 30-minute counter at three o’clock. Tachymetric scale. Date indication at 4:30.
Case: 38 mm
Material: stainless steel
Dial: White-lacquered dial with three shades of blue counters
Water-resistance: 50 meters
Price: 8900 CHF including VAT / 8600 Euro including VAT
Hour-markers: Rhodium-plated, faceted and coated with Super-LumiNova®SLN C1
Hands: White, faceted and coated with Super-LumiNova®SLN C1
Bracelet & Buckle: Blue alligator leather strap with protective rubber lining. Stainless steel pin buckle.

As a Manufacture piece, this revival edition is intended to be an exclusive piece, available uniquely to visitors of the Zenith Manufacture. Nonetheless, given the current situation, which does not allow to offer tours of the manufacture, Zenith is making the Manufacture Edition available on e-commerce, giving customers the opportunity to purchase the watch until the Manufacture reopens to the public for visits. Copy and paste/click https://www.zenith-watches.com to get to your e-commerce site in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States.

The Zenith Chronomaster Revival A386 Manufacture edition comes in a special packaging, mimicking a book that can be displayed on a bookshelf and bearing a blueprint of the Zenith manufacture on its cover. It will also include a comic book about by renowned Swiss cartoonist , as well as a reproduction of the vintage dial found in the attic.