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Zenith Pilot Type 20 Annual Calendar tribute to Russell Westbrook

July 18, 2014 | Zenith

Zenith Pilot Type 20 Annual Calendar tribute to Russell Westbrook

Earlier this year, Zenith announced a partnership with NBA superstar Russell Westbrook, who is a three-time NBA All-Star, and is arguably one of the best point guards in the league. Now, he is getting his own special edition watch.


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Introducing the Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Rainbow

July 13, 2014 | Zenith

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 Stratos Flyback Rainbow, made for the elite fighter pilots of the French Air Force.


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Quick Look: Zenith Captain Elite Central Second

June 7, 2014 | Baselworld, Zenith

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 a blue central hand. The date is shown at 6 o’clock.


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Hands-On with the Zenith El Primero 410 Triple Calendar Chronograph and Moon Phase

May 14, 2014 | Baselworld, Hands-On, Zenith

Zenith El Primero 410 Triple Calendar Chronograph and Moon Phase

One of the most talked about Zenith timepieces for 2014 has been the Zenith El Primero 410 Triple Calendar Chronograph with Moon Phase indication and new silver-toned dial. The new El Primero 410 comes in a 42 mm by 12.75 mm case and features a box-type sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides.


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REVIEW: Zenith El Primero Chronographs - 42 mm vs. 38 mm

April 10, 2014 | By Jason Pitsch | REVIEWS, Zenith

Zenith El Primero Chronographs: 42 mm vs. 38 mm

The first automatic chronograph

As you may have already read, the longstanding claim that Nicolas Rieussec invented the chronograph has recently been disproven after facts came to light that actually show Louis Moinet’s invention 5 years earlier (1816) was truly the first chronograph. Needless to say, the history of the chronograph is not a clear cut subject, and the history of the first automatic chronograph is no less confusing. In fact, it is actually even more confusing, as there are numerous companies who claim to have invented the first (self-winding) chronograph.


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The Zenith Pilot Montre D'Aeronef Type 20 GMT 1903

January 9, 2014 | Zenith

The Zenith Pilot Montre D'Aeronef Type 20 GMT 1903

This is a special edition of Zenith’s oversized Pilot watch that pays tribute to the Wright Brothers. It is presented in a 48 mm x 15.80 mm black matte PVD coated titanium case and is powered by caliber 693, a self-winding 4Hz GMT movement.


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