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Dial Width: 30 mm
Dial Height: 30 mm
|Movement: 17 jewels automatic
Case: stainless steel
Case Width: 36 mm without crown
Case Height: 40 mm
Case Thickness: 12 mm
Serial Number on Back: 883-963
Serial Number on Movement: 88
Bracelet: stainless steel
Bracelet Length: 5.25 in (measures up to 6.75 in with case)
This is an authentic Swiss-made ZODIAC Astrographic SST Automatic Watch with Date display & Floating Hands.
The photos presented below are of the actual item for sale. Kindly study them carefully because what you see is what you will get. We try our best to describe watches as accurately as we can that's why we present them visually & literally. In case we missed a few points, you are welcome to ask questions.
This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!
This particular ZODIAC Astrographic SST is a very rare variant. Aside from its unique floating hands, it has a textured/stylized black dial! An Astrographic with a textured dial is rare to begin with, but a textured BLACK dial makes it even rarer!
Here are some awesome blast-from-the-past ZODIAC Astrographic print advertisements for your appreciation & reference! Click the images below to expand to full-view.
ZODIAC's design innovation of the floating red dot (represents seconds) & floating hands (represents hours & minutes) in this ZODIAC Astrographic won the 1972 "Montres et Bijoux" exhibition.
EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *EXCELLENT condition (88-92%): Evidence of use is visible to the unaided eye. Scratches are light, but more numerous than "near mint".
INTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *GOOD condition (77-82%): Running & wearable, but may gain or lose a few minutes over 24 hours
*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System
stainless steel case; corners filled in with silver enamel to frame the dial
textured black dial or face
gold/black FLOATING hour & minute hands, red "dot" FLOATING second hand
round date display window at 12 o'clock
clearly marked gold/black grid
white "AUTOMATIC" & "SST" at 12 o'clock
white ZODIAC name logo , "ASTROGRAPHIC"& "SWISS MADE" at 6 o'clock
gold/black ZODIAC symbol logo on the center
new stainless steel crown
clear ZODIAC glass crystal
original ZODIAC stainless steel bracelet
ZODIAC stainless steel Fold Over clasp
stainless steel case back embossed with ZODIAC name logo, ZODIAC symbol logo, "WATER & SHOCK RESISTANT ", "ANTIMAGNETIC", "AUTOMATIC", "SWISS" & balance detail; We cannot guarantee the effectiveness of its waterproof closure because this watch is vintage.
reverse side of case back embossed with "ZODIAC LTD.", "LE LOCLE SWISS", "FOND ACIER INOXYDABLE" & serial numbers.
In the photo above, notice that the grooves of the case shows corrosion due to age but this has been cleaned & treated to ensure that it doesn't go any further.
Swiss-made ZODIAC 17 jewels automatic movement