Zenith CP-2 A. Cairelli Italian Air Force (A.M.I) Chronograph Stainless Steel Ref. 25012

$18,800.00 USD

DESCRIPTION


DETAILS

Manufacturer: Zenith
Model: A. Cairelli Roma CP-2 Military Chronograph
Reference Number: 25012
Condition: Wear consistent with age and use
Gender: Men’s/unisex
Time Period: 1960 - 1965
Retail / Compare-At Price: n/a collector’s item
Our Best Price: $18,800

THE CALIBER
Movement: Manual winding 
Caliber: 146DP
Jewels: 17

THE CASE
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Case Diameter: 43 mm
Thickness: 13.3 mm
Waterproof: 165ft. / 50 m.
Water Resistance: 5 ATM
Material Bezel: Reeded “ghost” fading Bi-directional 60-minutes rotatable bezel
Glass: Domed acrylic crystal
Dial: Black
Dial Numerals: Luminescent Arabic numeral hour markers, minute markers with Arabic white numerals every 5 minutes around the outer rim

THE BRACELET/STRAP
Bracelet color: Black
Bracelet Material: Leather (generic)
Clasp: Tang
Clasp material: Stainless steel (generic)

THE FUNCTIONS
Hours, minutes, center sweep chronograph/seconds, subsidiary seconds dial at 9 o’clock, subsidiary 30-minute register at 3 o’clock

OTHERS
Silver and luminescent pencil hour/minute hand, arrow tipped center sweep chronograph second hand.
It featured a three-part polished case with screwed stainless steel solid case back  engraved with “A.M.I. Chronometro – TIPO CP-2," and the serial number making it an issued military watch; CP stands for Chronometro da Polso (bracelet stopwatch)
Bi-directional rotatable 60-min graduated bezel with Arabic numerals every 15 minutes.
Stainless steel round chronograph buttons at 2 and 4 o’clock
Stainless steel fluted push/pull crown with Zenith star logo engraved
The yellow triangle hour marker at 12 o’clock on the bezel has faded due to age
This two-register chronograph relies on the 146-DP caliber, which was based on the same Martel ebauche used by Universal Genève.
The Zenith caliber 146DP is constructed with lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock protection, and self-compensating flat balance spring.
Limited edition: production of c. 2500 examples, with many not being issued
A. Cairelli was a large Roman retailer of watches, clocks, and other instruments who supplied the Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare Italiana) with the CP-2's, which Universal Genève originally made then Zenith. A. Cairelli Roma signature at 6 o’clock
Incomplete (no box, no papers)

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