Posts Categorized: Zenith

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 […]

Video: Zenith’s Fusee-and-Chain Construction Explained

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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.) Zenith traces the roots of this watch, which is equipped with a fusee-and-chain constant force system, to its development of marine clocks. In this exclusive video, the head […]

Five Affordable Zenith Watches for New Collectors

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Zenith is best known as the creator of the El Primero – an integrated, automatic chronograph movement that has earned a place in the pantheon of historic calibers. Today, the brand is also known and appreciated for offering classically styled timepieces and excellent value. Here are five Zenith watches* that we can recommend for new […]