El Primero 36,000 VpH El Primero 42 mm
El Primero Original 1969 El Primero 38 mm

El Primero:
36'000 VpH

42 mm

03.2040.400/21.C496

Automatic high-frequency column-wheel chronograph
Calibre El Primero 400 b: 326 components, 31 jewels and 36,000 VpH
Tachometric scale on the flange
Find a boutique Add to the wish list
  • MovementEl Primero 400 B, Automatic
  • Caliber13½```
    (Diameter: 30 mm)
  • Thickness6.60 mm
  • Components326
  • Jewels31
  • Frequency36,000 VpH (5 Hz)
  • Power reservemin. 50 hours
  • FinishingOscillating weight with “Côtes de Genève” pattern
    Hours and minutes in the centre

    Small seconds hand at 9 o'clock

    Large Date indicator at 6 o'clock

    Tachometric scale
    Chronograph:

    12-hour counter at 6 o'clock

    30-minute counter at 3 o'clock

    Central chronograph hand
  • MaterialSteel
  • Diameter42 mm
  • Thickness12.75 mm
  • CrystalDomed sapphire glass with anti-reflection treatment on both sides
  • Case-backTransparent sapphire glass
  • Water-resistance10 ATM
  • Dials and countersBlack sunray
  • Hour-markersFaceted, rhodium-plated and coated with SuperLuminova SLN C1
  • HandsFaceted, rhodium-plated and coated with SuperLuminova SLN C1
  • Strap
  • Alligator leather strap with protective rubber lining
    Steel bracelet
  • Clasp
  • Steel triple folding clasp
  • Felix Baumgarnter - Breaking the sound barrier

    Felix Baumgartner

    Breaking the sound barrier

    The El Primero Stratos Flyback Striking 10th chronograph breaks the sound barrier on the edge of space, solidly fastened to Felix Baumgartner's wrist.

    More information

  • Movements

    Movements

    More than 600 variations

    The brand possesses an impressive legacy of more than 600 variations on movements entirely designed and produced within its manufacture.

    More information


  • SERVICE CENTER

    A vast network of service centers
    around the world is at your
    disposal so that you may benefit
    from the expertise of watchmakers
    who are properly trained to maintain
    and repair your watch, and to restore
    vintage timepieces.

    FIND A SERVICE CENTER

In the same collection


  • El Primero

    Chronomaster Grande Date

    45 mm

    El Primero

    Chronomaster Grande Date

    45 mm

    03.2160.4047/01.C713

    Find out more
  • Boutique edition

    El Primero

    Stratos Flyback Rainbow

    45.5 mm

    El Primero

    Stratos Flyback Rainbow

    45.5 mm

    24.2063.405/21.R515

    Find out more