Vintage Zodiacs

Zodiac Talk => General Zodiac Discussion => Topic started by: EClark on October 06, 2010, 09:06:03 PM

Title: New Member and My First Sea Wolf
Post by: EClark on October 06, 2010, 09:06:03 PM
Hello All, New to the forum, but not to watch collecting.  I collect predominantly vintage watches.  This week I came accross 2 Zodiacs.  The first is a Silver Point diver, quartzy from I'm guessing the 90's, and the other is a blue dialed sea wolf automatic.
I have done a bit of research, but cant seem to find a serial number database to find out exact age.  If anyone has anything to share about them, please do.  thanks
the numbers on the case back of the silver point: 213.09.23
the numbers on the sea wolf:2744677, 86404
Ted
Title: Re: New Member and My First Sea Wolf
Post by: Butch on October 07, 2010, 07:14:57 AM
Welcome aboard! You are correct on all counts. The kortz is from the 90's and the SW is from the mid-70's (there is some info and catalog pics of this model in the forum somewhere). There is not serial number list that anyone has ever found.
Title: Re: New Member and My First Sea Wolf
Post by: EClark on October 07, 2010, 07:59:34 AM
Thanks the SW is going to take a trip to service and get cleaned and oiled, i've been running it for approx 3 days and its within +/-7-9 sec a day.  I also read somewhere that Zodiacs in the 90's were made in the zenith factory in Le Locle Switzerland.  Is that correct?
Title: Re: New Member and My First Sea Wolf
Post by: Butch on October 07, 2010, 08:05:12 AM
Not that I am aware of.
Title: Re: New Member and My First Sea Wolf
Post by: jon p on October 07, 2010, 08:34:19 AM
TED, welcome to the best watch forum on the net!! you have a couple of NICE ONES there. the quartz model is  one i have 3 different ones like it, they are really nice watches but dont have much following because they ARE quartz movements. they have a high quality jeweled movement and i really love to wear mine--very light and comfortable.your blue dial SW is NICE. sounds like it is running well, i think about +/- 5 sec a day is factory new specs. bezel is typical for that model,never have seen one with the numbers still on it. i have never seen a factory new one.  JON P
Title: Re: New Member and My First Sea Wolf
Post by: EClark on October 07, 2010, 12:24:42 PM
Thank you! as I have been searching and looking at them (Sea Wolfs) online, I have yet to find one with this dial and marker configuration, I really like the triangle markers at the 12,6,9 on the ones I see in the gallery here.  The bracelet is Zodiac, but I'm not sure if its original to this model.  I really appreciate the help!