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Zenith Heritage 146

  1. khmt2

    khmt2 Jul 19, 2017

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    The non LE blue and brown versions are now making their way to market - anyone bought one yet? Chrono24 has a few at 30% or more under RRP!

    Also seems like there is a solid RG case version that's going for ard 11k euros

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    I must admit, seeing this video, i would be tempted to grab the blue dial!

     
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  2. Maganator

    Maganator Jul 19, 2017

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    It is undoubtably a lovely watch. Legibility of the hands seems to be an issue of that review is anything to go by!
     
  3. wristpirate

    wristpirate Jul 20, 2017

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    Looks like @LouS pulled some strings and got them to make the gold version he wanted :p

    Model reference 18.2150.4069/91.C812
     
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  4. NT931

    NT931 Jul 20, 2017

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  5. Matt87

    Matt87 Jul 20, 2017

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    Gorgeous watch especially with the blue dial!!
     
  6. Kmart

    Kmart Jul 20, 2017

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    Love the blue dial. Personally I would love a silver dial though (a la the Elite Chronograph Classic -- which is incredible and a watch that I honestly think I'm going to end up buying at some point, even if I'm convinced that 42mm is far too big).

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  7. LouS

    LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Jul 21, 2017

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    Not I. I tend to be allergic to any version that dumbs down the Primero movement. Rolex did it for Daytona by removing the date and slowing the beat rate, and now Zenith's done it by removing the date and the hour counter. Like taking the spark plugs out of one bank of cylinders in a Ferrari V12. No thanks.
     
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  8. Risto

    Risto Apr 15, 2019

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    Are there any owners here of this watch?
    I'm considering buying modern El Primero (because finding A-series models is hard) and this one has the best design. Also for 4,6k € it's pretty good price (Chrono24)! The tricolor and three register versions have too much going on. I hear what LouS is saying about dumbing down and agree, but 38mm, the blue dial... it looks winner to me.

    For some reason I can’t find any used one for sale. Good sign or bad :)
     
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  9. vujen

    vujen Apr 17, 2019

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    It's a damn good and underestimated watch!
     
  10. Matt87

    Matt87 Jun 9, 2019

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    I’m seriously thinking of getting a Zenith el primero 36000 v/h 38 mm... Great watch, but my question is why are they looking so large on the wrist??

    Maybe is because they don’t have any bezel or maybe because they have long lugs... anyway, every time that I try one on there is something wrong with it on my wrist...

    Am I the only one to perceive some weird feelings regarding how these watches wear on the wrist??
     
  11. DSOTM

    DSOTM Jun 10, 2019

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    No, you're not the only one. I have been looking at both the 38mm Heritage 146 and the 42mm Elite Chronograph classic, and especially the latter wears very big. Too big actually.
    Imo, the H146 is sized quite nicely for a modern watch. Smaller would of course still be better.
    I believe the lug-to-lug size is indeed what is causing them to wear rather big.
     
  12. Risto

    Risto Sep 26, 2019

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    I wonder if anybody has installed GF bracelet to this watch? Haven't found a single photo.
     
  13. Risto

    Risto Oct 16, 2019 2:25am

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