Zenith El Primero Revival A384 « Lupin The Third » Edition

03.L384.400/27.C815
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Technical specifications

Functions

  • Hours
  • Minutes
  • Seconds
  • Date
  • Tachymeter Chronograph

Movement

  • Self Winding/Automatic
  • Manufactured
  • Swiss Made

Case

  • Cushion
  • Stainless steel
  • Brushed & Polished
  • 12.60mm
  • 37.00mm

Glass

  • Sapphire

Water resistance

  • 5.00atm / 50.00m / 165.00ft

Buckle

  • Pin Buckle
  • Stainless steel

Strap

  • Alligator
  • Black

Year

  • 2019

Official description

With the release of the A384 Revival this year to mark the 50th anniversary of the El Primero calibre, the opportunity to finally create the watch depicted in the Japanese manga and anime series Lupin the Third presented itself to Zenith. Limited to 50 pieces, the A384 Lupin The Third Edition is Japan-exclusive. This collaboration marks the first time that a Zenith watch has been made based on a manga and anime series. 
T

he year of 1969 saw the launch of the El Primero calibre and the first watch to be equipped with it, the A384. Two years later, the first anime series of the popular manga Lupin the Third begin airing, and was an instant hit domestically in Japan, and later across the world. One of the main characters in the story, Mr. Daisuke Jigen, a debonair partner of the main protagonist Lupin, is depicted wearing a Zenith watch on two occasions of first episode of the first anime TV series. Inspired by the A384, the watch shown in the animated series didn’t actually exist – until now.