Zenith 16.1230.4002/61.C516

Collection: Chronomaster Gender: Women
This Greeny Baby Doll Star, Zenith 16.1230.4002/61.C516, is a versatile wrist accessory that goes elegant or sporty depends on what you’re wearing. And more than just a stylish watch, this diamonds accented steel on leather timepiece also offers the precision and reliability of a Chronometer grade Swiss automatic chronograph movement that is backed by the in-house Caliber El Primero 4002.

Zenith 16.1230.4002/61.C516 38mm Chronomaster Baby Doll Star Chronograph Automatic for women

Among the watchmaker’s premium watches, this lady’s wrist flattering timekeeper belong to the Chronomaster collection for women, lined as one of the Baby Doll Star series. Knowing Zenith, quality is out of the question as the brand is renown for having nothing cheap when it comes to it.

Crafted with enduring materials, the watch is sturdy yet also comfortable to wear, and has a remarkable details that clearly showcase its true identity as a first rate Swiss luxury watch.

Based on its size, this Zenith 16-1230-4002-61-C516 is considerably an XL (extra large) for women’s average wrist. Its nicely sculpted round case that is made of premium grade stainless steel which finished in fine brush and high polish has a diameter of 37.5mm and approximately 13.5mm thick. Meanwhile, its adorable Green bracelet that is made of calfskin reinforced lizard leather measures around 18mm wide.

Just like every 38mm Baby Doll Star, this watch is a tad bit heavy. But thanks to the supple and supportive strap that comes equipped with an adjustable deployant folding clasp, it does quite a pleasure to wear. Furthermore, its 30m water resistance makes it even more practical to be worn as a daily accessory.

Right Hand Side.
Offering some enjoyable aesthetic, the back of this watch is transparent, featuring a sapphire display that allowing you to take a good look at the nicely decorated Zenith’s caliber El Primero 4002 fitted inside. This caseback is securely held in place by four screws, and as usual, is engraved with markers. At the other side, its fixed bezel is elegantly refined with no less than 64 pieces of brilliant-cut diamonds --weighing approximately 0.69 carat in total. And at the case’s right hand side, lays a fluted steel non-screw crown that is logoed with the brand’s emblem signature, accompanied by two handy pusher for the chronograph functions.

As expected, this Zenith 16.1230.4002/61.C516 Chronomaster watch’s dial is protected by a quality sapphire glass that is glare-proofed on both sides, ensuring that its surface would remains scratch-and-nicks free and providing an improved visibility. And as the timepiece is watertight to 30 meters, you can be sure that this dial, as well as the exhibition caseback wont fog through time and use, too.

Dial. The dial itself is fascinating as well, charming without being too much, and it offers a nice degree of legibility. Comes with an alluring Lime Green finish, the dial features engraved sunburst guilloché pattern that pairs beautifully with the applique, stylized Arabic numeral hour markers in Silver tone and the rhoudium dauphine hands. The date is neatly displayed at half past four, and around the periphery, there are legible painted markers in Black for easy reference. The two subsidiary for small seconds and 30-minute counter have a plain Green background, and features silver hands that point to the tiny yet noticeable painted Black markers.

Speaking a bit about the movement, the El Primero 4002 is Zenith’s own mechanical manufacture movement that is derived from the Class 4 El Primero calibre. Just like its parent, this mechanical chronograph movement is capable of measures short time intervals to an accuracy of 10th of a second, and performance wise, it is a Chronometer grade with an official certification from COSC so that you can be confident about it. This 13 lignes self-winding movement contains 31 jewels, beats at an amazing rate of 36,000 alterations per hour, and provides more than 50 hours of power reserve. And as seen via the transparent caseback, its metal oscillating weight is decorated.

Anyway, for all of its quality offerings, this women’s Stainless steel on Green lizard leather Green dial Zenith Chronomaster Baby Doll Star 16.1230.4002/61.C516 chronograph automatic watch is reasonably priced with an original manufacturer suggested retail price of $10,700.00.

Watch Specification

Brand: Zenith
Collection: Chronomaster
Series: Baby Doll Star
Model number: 16.1230.4002/61.C516

Ref. 16-1230-4002-61-C516. also referred as 161230400261C516.

Watch style: Ladies, Casual Dress, Sporty, Contemporary
Display type: Analog
Movement: Swiss automatic

Zenith El Primero 4002. In house, Le Locle mechanical manufacture calibre El Primero 4002 H that is derived from the 280-components Class 4 El Primero movement. Swiss made, automatic self-winding mechanical movement. Chronometer grade officially certified by C.O.S.C.

Functions: Three hands, Chronograph with up to 1/10 a seconds accuracy, Small seconds. Size: 13‴ lignes (Ø 30.5 mm).

31 jewels. beats at 36,000 vph. provides ± 50 hours of power reserve. Bi-directional winding. Central rotor on ball bearings. Shock resistant. “Zenith Star El Primero” decorated rotor.

Functions: Hour, Minute, Seconds, Chronograph, Date
Dial: Light Green

Green dial with engraved sunburst guilloché pattern. Rhodium hour and minute dauphine hands w/ a slim central sweep seconds hand. Hand-mounted applique, stylized Arabic numeral hour markers. painted Black minute markers around the outer rim. date display at 4:30. 30-minute counter at 3. small seconds at 9.

Window: Sapphire Crystal

scratch resistant, anti-reflective coated on both sides.

Case: Stainless Steel

Round, Ø 37.5 mm, 43 mm lug to lug, ± 13.5 mm thick. fine brushed and polished.

Bezel: Stainless Steel

stationary bezel. polished, inlaid with 64-pieces of brilliant-cut diamonds (± 0.69 carats).

Caseback: See-thru

screwed-in stainless steel with sapphire display. engraved.

Crown: Non-screw crown

Stainless Steel. fluted. logoed. with two pushers.

Bracelet: Lizard leather

Green, textured pattern, calfskin reinforced, with tonal stitching. ± 18 mm wide. women standard length.

Clasp: Deployant folding clasp
Notable Features: Calendar
Transparent exhibition caseback
Water resistant: 30 m (3 ATM / 100 feet)

daily wear, not suitable for prolonged contact with water.

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The Zenith 38mm Chronomaster Baby Doll Star Chronograph Automatic review in this page is written by Anonymous at Friday, August 16, 2013. The post is tagged as $10000 up to $25000, 30m, 38mm, analog, automatic, chronograph, date, diamond, mid end, on leather, round, sporty, stainless steel, swiss automatic, three hands, watch, women, zenith.

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