Zenith Elite 681 Ultra Thin

This classically handsome watch model by Zenith features a new ultra-thin 40 mm-diameter case housing the ideally suited extra-slim (3.81 mm) Elite 681 self-winding calibre, beating at 28’800 vibrations per hour (4 Hz) and ensuring a 50-hour power reserve.

The case comes in a choice of 18-carat rose gold or stainless steel, while the sapphire crystal exhibition back provides a fascinating view of the movement with its tungsten oscillating weight adorned with a “Côtes de Genève” pattern. The domed sapphire watch glass is glareproofed on both sides to enhance readability of the facetted hour-markers, sword-shaped hour and minutes hands as well as small seconds at 9 o’clock. This admirably restrained dial is available in silver, black, slate-grey sunray or white-lacquered versions, as well as three limited editions (brown sunray, silver sunray with diamond hour-markers and black sunray with diamond hour-markers).

Clearly drawing on the brand’s heritage of mechanical movements and pure, uncluttered designs, the Elite 681 Ultra Thin is fitted with a black or brown alligator strap that is rubber-lined to enhance wearer comfort and equipped with an 18-carat rose gold or stainless steel pin buckle. It provides eloquent confirmation that understated elegance and aesthetic purity are truly timeless values.

Technical details
Movement
Elite 681, Automatic
Caliber: 11 1/2 “` (Diameter: 25.6 mm)
Height: 3.81 mm
Components: 128
Jewels: 27
Frequency: 28’800 VpH – (4 Hz)
Power reserve: min. 50 hours
Finishings: Tungsten oscillating weight with “Côtes de Genève” pattern

Case
Material: 18-carat Rose Gold or Stainless Steel
Case Diameter: 40 mm
Opening Diameter: 34.45 mm
Crystal: Curved Sapphire glass with anti-reflection treatment on both sides
Case-back: Transparent Sapphire glass
Water-resistance: 5 ATM

Dial
Silver, Black, Slate-grey Sunray or White Lacquered.
Limited Editions dials:
– Brown Sunray (Ltd Ed. 250 units)
– Silver Sunray with diamonds hour markers (Ltd Ed. 100 units)
– Black Sunray with diamonds hour markers (Ltd Ed. 100 units)
Indexes: Rhodium Faceted with Gold Plating (or without for steel version)
Hands: Rhodium Faceted with Gold Plating (or without for steel version)

Functions
Hours and minutes in the center
Small second Hand at 9 o’clock

Strap & Buckle
Strap: Black or Brown Alligator Leather strap lined with rubber protection.
Buckle: 18-carat Rose Gold or Stainless Steel pin buckle

Products References:
Rose Gold: 18.2010.681/01.C498
Rose Gold: 18.2010.681/21.C493
Rose Gold: 18.2010.681/91.C493
Rose Gold: 18.2010.681/11.C498
Rose Gold Ltd: 18.2011.681/75.C498
Rose Gold Ltd: 18.2012.681/02.C498
Rose Gold Ltd: 18.2013.681/22.C493
Steel: 03.2010.681/01.C493

Straps References:
Brown Alligator: 27.00.2016.498
Black Alligator: 27.00.2016.493

Buckles References:
Rose Gold pin Buckle: 27.18.0016.001
Steel pin Buckle: 27.03.0016.001

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