Zenith Pilot ref 01-0011-382 from 1970s

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Zenith Pilot
Ref. 01.0011.382

Pilot has one of the best watch designs ever made in the 1970s. Sharp angles, brushed and polished surfaces. Hi-beat automatic movement.

Quick facts

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Brand: Zenith
Model: Pilot
Reference: 01.0011.382
Year: mid 1970s
Case: Stainless steel, 35mm
Caliber: Zenith 2572PC, automatic

Owner of this watch: Margus

What about it

Considering a purchase between the AP Royal Oak and the Zenith Defy Skyline? Why not explore this alternative!

The pilot model stands as a timeless emblem of 1970s watch design, distinguished by its tonneau-shaped stainless steel case that seamlessly integrates brushed and polished surfaces. The mesmerizing blue dial introduces a compelling vertical brushing pattern, contributing a distinctive charm to its overall aesthetic. Positioned at 3 o'clock, the date function enhances the functionality of these models. Powering these timepieces is the venerable hi-beat automatic caliber 2572PC, a robust movement capable of enduring the test of time, ensuring both durability and a satisfied smiles for decades to come.

The dial boasts a stunning vertical pattern reminiscent of blue denim, showcasing varying tones that shift with the play of light. Its dynamic nature allows for captivating transitions between darker and lighter shades of blue, creating a visually engaging and ever-changing aesthetic depending on the angle of illumination.

Although it's only 35mm in diameter, the case design makes sure the watch wear much larger. It sits comfortably on the wrist, and the bracelet not only feels pleasant but also imparts a satisfying weight to the watch, enhancing the overall wearing experience.

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Zenith Pilot ref 01-0011-382 from 1970s
Zenith Pilot ref 01-0011-382 from 1970s
Zenith Pilot ref 01-0011-382 from 1970s
Zenith Pilot ref 01-0011-382 from 1970s dial Zenith Pilot ref 01-0011-382 on the wrist Zenith Pilot ref 01-0011-382 case sharpness Zenith Pilot ref 01-0011-382 next to El Primero


Availability: quite rare
A couple watches on sale

Pricing: 1,000+ €
(Mar 2024)



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