Zenith Vintage 1969 Limited SS Black / White Dial 40MM


Zenith Vintage 1969, Limited Edition of 500 Pieces, Reference: 03.1969.469/21.C490 or 03-1969-469-21-C490, Stainless Steel on a Strap with a Stainless Steel Buckle, Automatic Movement, Chronograph, Date Between 4 and 5 O'Clock, Centered Sweep Seconds Hand, Black Dial with Applied Index Numerals and White Sub-Dials, Tachymeter Scale, Diameter: 40mm, Thickness: 14.5mm, 50 Hour Power Reserve, Sapphire Crystal, Display Back, Water Resistant, New with Original Box and Papers.

Product price


FREE Global Fedex Priority shipping

Sales Tax May Apply






Stainless Steel









More about Vintage 1969 Limited SS Black / White Dial 40MM

This is a stainless steel Zenith Vintage 1969 03.1969.469/21.C490. It has a leather strap with a stainless steel tang buckle, and an anti-reflective scratch resistant sapphire crystal. It has round chronograph push buttons, a screw down winding crown, and there is a screw down exhibition sapphire display case back engraved with "SWISS MADE – STAINLESS STEEL – 5 ATM – ORIGINAL VINTAGE 1969 – LIMITED EDITION – 03.1969.469," and an edition number out of 500. The back crystal is embossed with the Zenith 40th anniversary logo. The 40mm diameter barrel-shaped solid three-body case, straight lugs, and stepped bezel, are polished/brushed. The dial is black with luminous baton hour indices around a minute/one-fourth second chapter ring. It has black baton hands with luminous inserts, a crimson red center sweep second chronograph hand with a luminous lozenge and a needle tip, and there is a date aperture window between 4 and 5 o'clock. There is an outer black 100-second scale on a silver reserve with black Arabic numerals every five seconds, and around the perimeter is a black tachymeter gauge with luminous white numerals to 500 UPH. There are three recessed silver subsidiary dials with black markers and Arabic numerals, and black indicator hands with luminous white tips, including a running small seconds register at 9 o'clock, a 12-hour chronograph totalizer at 6 o'clock, and there is a 30-minute totalizer at the 3 o'clock position. It has a 50-hour power reserve at full winding, it's water resistant to 30 meters/100 feet, and the 14.5mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed. This Zenith Vintage 1969 03.1969.469/21.C490 has a mechanical automatic self-winding Zenith El Primero caliber 4069 (base Zenith El Primero 400) column wheel chronograph movement. It's rhodium plated, and it's constructed with 31 jewels, 254 components, and a straight-line lever escapement. It includes a monometallic balance adjusted for 5 positions, and it has an oscillating weight with Côtes de Genève embellishment. The mechanism oscillates at a frequency of 36,600 vph (5 Hz). The Zenith Vintage 1969 03.1969.469/21.C490 was introduced in 2009 in a limited edition of 500 examples on the 40th anniversary of the 1969 watch.

The European Watch Company Process


Trusted since 1993, European Watch Company maintains the highest standards in the industry. Our team of expert watchmakers meticulously inspect every timepiece prior to it being listed for sale. This five-position testing assures the buyer of each watch’s verified provenance, its optimal mechanical condition with authenticated parts, and exceptional “like new” cosmetic appearance. When it comes to quality, we curate only the finest timepieces. So that when they are delivered, the only thing to focus on is your excitement. Our 5-star reputation was earned over three decades of hard work and integrity. To provide further peace of mind, we provide a 1- year limited warranty on all our timepieces. We are confident that we can find you the perfect watch to cherish and enjoy.

See Our New Arrivals First

Discover our newly received watches while being priced and about to go live.

Have a watch like this?
Sell or trade with us!