Zodiac Chronograph - "Poor Man's Carrera"

Zodiac Chronograph - "Poor Man's Carrera"

What looks like a Carrera, wears like a Carrera, and keeps time like a Carrera but is not a Carrera? That’s be the Zodiac panda dial chronograph.

We’ve written a lot about the ‘Poor Man’s Heuer,’ but we still marvel at them every time they pass through our doors.

This particular piece, driven by a Zodiac signed Valjoux chronograph movement, is a gorgeous example of the many off-branded timepieces that stemmed from Heuer’s crown jewel.  With original dial and pushers, this piece is a great way to give your wrist the feel of the iconic watch without putting the hurt on your wallet.


Steel case is approximately 36mm (excluding crown).

Overall condition: The case is in fair condition with scratching and wear showing surrounding the case back. Original dial and hands are in great condition, but acrylic crystal does carry some visible dust. Chronograph pushers are sound and function well, and the unsigned crown sets and winds crisply. Wear is apparent on the underside of the lugs as well.

Comes on a black Rallye strap from Crown and buckle and includes two 18mm Crown and Buckle nylon straps.

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