Posts Categorized: Swiss Watches News

Pilots’ Watch Review: Zenith Captain Pilot Chronograph

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For a comparative review, we selected two three-hand pilots’ watches and seven pilots’ chronographs to accompany a trio of pilots – aerobatics champion Klaus Lenhart and his protégés Axel Schütte and Andreas Langer − while they performed an aerobatic program, specially designed for our review, in the skies above the Swabian Mountains in southern Germany. […]

Video: Zenith’s Assembly of the Academy Georges Favre-Jacot Movement

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Zenith developed a special complicated watch, the Academy Georges Favre-Jacot, to celebrate its 150th Anniversary in 2014. (Click here to read our detailed report on the watch.) This limited-edition timepiece is equipped with a fusee-and-chain constant force system. In this exclusive video, produced in cooperation with Jeff Kingston and IBG Worldwide, we will meet with […]

Zenith Heritage Cronometro TIPO CP-2: An Italian Renaissance

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In the 1960s, Zenith produced 2,500 units of a chronograph watch called the TIPO C-2 for the Italian air force, outfitted with the Zenith Caliber DP 146. With these rare and desirable pilots’ watches now fetching big sums on the vintage-watch market, Zenith has now launched a modern version, faithful to the look and spirit of […]

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Day-Date and Power Reserve

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Vacheron Constantin has unveiled a new edition of its Traditionnelle Day Date and Power Reserve, limited to just 30 pieces and available exclusively in Vacheron Constantin boutiques throughout North America. The watch has a 39.5 mm-diameter case made of 18k 5N rose gold and measuring 10.65 mm thick. The case features the Traditionnelle collection’s straight, […]