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ZODIAC Astrographic (Floating Hands & Electric Blue Dial)

This watch was SOLD on May 21, 2012 (Destination: Escondido, California, U.S.A.).

zodiac astrographic sst automatic day-date watch
Gender: male
Crystal: glass
Dial Width: 28 mm
Dial Height: 28 mm
Movement: 17 jewels automatic
Case: stainless steel
Case Width: 38 mm without crown
Case Height: 40 mm
Case Thickness: 12 mm
Serial Number on Back: 1182718
Serial Number on Movement: 2878, 118
Bracelet: stainless steel
Bracelet Length: 5.5 in (measures up to 7 in with case)

This is an authentic Swiss-made ZODIAC Astrographic SST Automatic Watch with Date display & Floating Hands.

  • 98% Original / Complete ZODIAC Parts - replacement bracelet & clasp
  • white detail against satin electric blue dial
  • white detail on solid black grid
  • day-date display window
  • FLOATING hands
  • STAINLESS STEEL case, bezel, crown, back, bracelet & clasp
  • 17 jewels automatic movement

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.

zodiac astrographic sst automatic day-date watch

This ZODIAC Astrographic has retained all of its original parts throughout the years since its manufacture way back in the 1970s. Almost all of its parts (dial, detailing, steel fittings) are in such excellent condition that its flawed crystal stands out! But, we believe this can be easily accepted or remedied by any serious ZODIAC collector, who can see through one imperfection & appreciate the true value & beauty of this timepiece!

ZODIAC's design innovation of the floating red dot (represents seconds) & floating hands (represents hours & minutes) for ZODIAC Astrographic won the 1972 "Montres et Bijoux" exhibition.

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 astrographic sst print advertisement zodiac astrographic sst vintage ad

This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!

zodiac astrographic sst automatic day-date watch

EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *VERY GOOD condition (83-87%): The watch shows what might be considered normal wear by a careful owner who wore the watch regularly. Scratches are evident, but no nicks or dings. May have replacement parts. A sound, attractive presentation overall.

INTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *NEAR MINT condition (93-97%): working perfectly, keeping good time & needs nothing.

*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System

stainless steel case

stainless steel bezel

satin electric blue dial or face

zodiac astrographic sst automatic day-date watch

FLOATING hands

The luminous material of the minute hand has somewhat distended

day-date display window at 3 o'clock

clearly-marked black/white grid

In the photo above, 3 fade spots on the dial are visible.
zodiac astrographic sst automatic day-date watch

white ZODIAC name logo at 12 o'clock

white "SWISS MADE" at 6 o'clock

white ASTROGRAPHIC & "AUTOMATIC" at 9 o'clock

black/white ZODIAC symbol logo on the center

zodiac astrographic sst automatic day-date watch

original ZODIAC stainless steel crown

The embossing looks faint in the photo but the ZODIAC logo is crisp/clear in actual
zodiac astrographic sst automatic day-date watch

replacement stainless steel bracelet where links have unique scalloped edges!

zodiac astrographic sst automatic day-date watch

replacement stainless steel Jewelry clasp

zodiac astrographic sst automatic day-date watch

stainless steel case back embossed with ZODIAC name logos, ZODIAC symbol logo & serial numbers

zodiac astrographic sst automatic day-date watch

reverse side of case back embossed with "ZODIAC LTD." & "LE LOCLE SWISS"

zodiac astrographic sst automatic day-date watch
zodiac astrographic sst automatic day-date watch

Swiss-made ZODIAC 17 jewels automatic movement - cleaned, serviced & checked by our skilled technician

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