Zenith Respirator

Zenith Respirator

 Zenith Respirator Automatic Date The Respirator model with this movement was produced from 1972 – 1975 and the name derives from the French word “respirateur”, which means “to breathe”. The movement is Zenith’s in house 2562 PC a very fine quality movement using a ball-bearing rotor & ball-bearing crown wheel.Vintage Zenith Respirator

The Respirator 2562 complication beat at 28,800 beats per hour, which equals 8 beats per second, resulting in a very smooth sweep second hand action, which is found on high end watches of today. The dial has sustained some damage, which is a shame, but the case has not been polished, the edges are sharp and crisp, it has the original crown with the Zenith star logo, the bracelet is aftermarket and not original to the watch.Vintage Zenith Respirator