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Zenith Chronograph Cal 136 identification

  1. vicakers

    vicakers Oct 4, 2019

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    Hi,
    Can anyone help me identify this vintage Zenith chrono with a caliber 136 please? It looks like it might be from the 1940s or 50s and it looks like the Excelsior with a 146 movement but I can't seem to find out much about this model nor the 136 movement. Also similar watches mostly have blue hands rather than gold in this case but this looks mostly original. Thanks!

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  2. CaptainWinsor

    CaptainWinsor Oct 4, 2019

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  3. Dan S

    Dan S Oct 4, 2019

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    Photo of the movement?
     
  4. Skrotis

    Skrotis Oct 4, 2019

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    Belive Martell is the producer.
     
  5. Dan S

    Dan S Oct 4, 2019

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    If it's a cal 136 or 146, yes. But the OP mentioned "Excelsior" and a cal 143 would have been made Excelsior Park. So since the OP seems confused about the Zenith calibers, a photo would be best.
     
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  6. Skrotis

    Skrotis Oct 4, 2019

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    Belive the watch is to early for EP and OP state cal 136.

    A photo would be best.
     
  7. vicakers

    vicakers Oct 5, 2019

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    Thanks all, yes sorry my original post was slightly misleading. It is up for sale at auction today. The description is very short but it is a 18K gold case with a Cal 136. There are no other photos and I would usually want to see a movement shot but there is no time before the auction starts. I just happened to come across it and thinking about bidding but wanted to know more about the model and to give myself a sense of what I should bid. The watches I've seen online with a cal 136 don't look like this at all but the cal 146s do which is why I made the slightly confusing deduction!
     
  8. CaptainWinsor

    CaptainWinsor Oct 5, 2019

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    Interesting that it’s a chrono with no tach. Too bad it’s not Rose Gold
     
  9. vujen

    vujen Oct 5, 2019

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    100% Excelsior Park movement, with a 143 inside.
     
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