Category: Zenith

  • You’ll recognize these 3 classic chronographs watch at a glance

    What are the characteristics that a watch must have in order to last? It must have a history and a heritage. But, most importantly, its design must be timeless. What is the definition for immortality? It is easy to recognize a watch made in the 1950s or 1960s. Even if it is worn today, it will still feel […]

  • Best Skeleton Watches from Zenith

    Whether you are a new collector or a watch cognoscente, you can not deny the appeal of a sword watch. To its wearers, the craftsmanship and creativity of the internal mechanisms of the watch are shown definitely During an case. Zenith has such a great reputation due to their chronographs and mechanics that, obviously, it […]

  • Zenith El Primero Chronomaster Heritage 146 Hands-On

    One of the most interesting timepieces that Zenith debuted this year was the Heritage 146 Chronomaster, which comes in a 38 mm x 12.45 mm vintage style 1969 El Primero stainless steel case (as opposed to 42 mm or larger). The Heritage 146 is fundamentally the same as the Zenith X Hodinkee limited edition that […]

  • Baselworld 2017: Zenith Defy El Primero 21

    Zenith launched an all-new El Primero watch and movement under the “Defy” moniker at Baselworld 2017, and despite the fact that the aesthetics of the timepiece have been a polarizing topic of discussion amongst the watch community (due to the resemblance to Hublot), it is the horological importance of the movement that is sure to […]

  • Baselworld 2017: Zenith Elite Chronograph Classic

    In 2015, Zenith debuted the all-new El Primero Chronograph Classic, which was basically the chronograph version of the Elite 6150, also launched in 2015. This year, at Baselworld 2017, Zenith has – somewhat quietly – debuted a renamed version that is now called the Elite Chronograph Classic, at a starting price a full $2200 less […]

  • New Classic Zenith Tourbillons

    Under the direction of their new CEO, Jean-Frédéric Dufour, Zenith has focused heavily on the El Primero movement, and traditional aesthetics. Last year, at Baselworld, you could already see a new sense of excitement around the brand, and their newly developed timepieces. Especially, the hot new EL Primero Striking seconds chronograph, which was introduced prior […]

  • Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 40 mm

    As a tribute to Zenith’s aviation history, this year at Baselworld they launched four Pilot watches. Three of the watches comes in a 48 mm case, one in a 40 mm case, which is pictured. Considering that 48 mm is huge on most people’s wrists, the Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 40 mm is the […]

  • Zenith El Primero Striking 10th Chronograph Lightweight Limited Edition

    Zenith has just announced a very interesting new limited edition El Primero, the Lightweight Striking 10th Chronograph. In addition to the very sporty looking case and openworked dial, a significant number of enhancements have been made to decrease the overall weight of the watch. The movement is an lightweight version of the El Primero — […]

  • Quick Look: Zenith Captain Elite Central Second

    This is the Zenith Captain Elite Central Second. It is presented in a 40 mm by 8.15 mm steel case with a domed sapphire glass with anti-reflective treatment and a silver-toned sunray finish dial. The rose gold facetted hour and minute hands, and hour markers, contrast against the silver dial nicely. Seconds are indicated via […]

  • Introducing the Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Rainbow

    In 1997, Zenith produced a professional pilot chronograph designed to meet the needs set fourth by the French Ministry of Defence. Specifically, the watch needed to remain highly precise, regardless of the g-forces (up to 11 gs), as well as resisting variations in pressure, temperature, and magnetic fields. The result was the Zenith El Primero […]

  • Introducing the Zenith Elite 6150

    This year at Baselworld, Zenith launched a new model called the Elite 6150 – powered by a new in-house movement. Zenith says that the “movement is the contemporary version of the famous Elite base movement developed in the early 1990s – an ultra-thin calibre that earned the title ‘Best Movement of the Year’ when presented […]

  • Zenith El Primero Chronograph Classic

    Fullscreen Launched at Baselworld 2015, the El Primero Chronograph Classic is a brand new model for Zenith. The aesthetic is similar to the new Elite 6150 that debuted alongside it in Basel, however, they are being marketed as two separate collections. Nevertheless, the Chronograph Classic comes in a similar 42 mm diameter by 11.80 mm […]