Aesthetics Returns Technical Breakthrough Baselworld 2017 Zenith New Products Summary

Basel International Watch & Jewellery Show is the only annual event that brings the entire watch and jewellery industry together. Professionals from all over the world come together to touch the pulse of the industry, from the trend-leading innovation and creativity. Get inspired and discover new trends. At the Baselworld Watch & Jewellery Show 2017, Zenith sought inspiration from the brand’s history, both a breakthrough in performance technology and a classic reproduction of material appearance.
Zenith Defy El Primero 21 Watch

Ceramic Aluminum — Hollow Dial (24.9000.9004 / 78.R582)
   If you want to say that the brand’s blockbuster at this exhibition is the Defy El Primero 21 watch. In 1969, Zenith became the recognized king of high-frequency chronographs with the traditional El Primero star speed movement. Today, it continues to run the ultra-high precision watchmaking world with the Defy El Primero 21 watch. A tenth to a hundredth of a second is a huge leap in performance and design.

Titanium — Hollow Dial (95.9000.9004 / 78.R582)

Titanium — Silver Dial (95.9001.9004 / 01.R582)
   The new watch is equipped with the new El Primero star speed movement, which has higher performance and is equipped with a new adjustment mechanism and patented timing control mechanism, with a star-shaped automatic rotor. This modern movement is COSC-certified and measures one hundredth of a second, demonstrating its ambitious goal: to establish itself as the ‘most accurate timepiece’ brand on the market today. The watch is enriched with modern technology and traditional craftsmanship, combining Zenith’s rich history with cutting-edge clock innovation.
For more details please click: El Primero Grande Date Full Open Watch

Stainless steel case with leather strap (03.2530.4047 / 78.C813)
   In the fine watchmaking industry, hollowing out is not only a means of classic retouching, but also a manifestation of the brand’s exquisite skills. The Zenith Chronomaster El Primero Grande Date Full Open watch has a skeleton design and a charming crystal clear sapphire dial. The open mechanism is at a glance, showing the rhythm of vitality.

Gold shell leather strap (51.2530.4047 / 78.C810)

Stainless steel case and steel chain (03.2530.4047 / 78.M2530)
   The crystal clear sapphire dial is paired with two blue and gray transparent chronograph dials, which are the aesthetic signature of the 1969 prototype, with two sun and moon phases at 6 o’clock. The silver inner bezel is wrapped with a blue ring, and the black and white minute scales, luminous faceted hands and hour markers work together to ensure legibility without disturbing the appreciation of the wonderful operation of the watch. The large date at 2 o’clock is indicated by two hollow digital concentric discs, which are clearly readable against the bright red background of the engraved window; the slender central sweep seconds hand with red needlepoint is decorated with Zenith’s star-shaped logo in clear Extremely precise timekeeping on the dial.
For more details please click: Extra Special Chronograph

29.2430.4069 / 21.C800
   At the beginning of the military and civil aviation industry, Zenith was one of the earliest manufacturers of altimeters and cockpit watches. In 2017, Zenith’s well-known pilot watch series has a new and improved design. The watch is equipped with a sandblasted black dial and khaki green oily suede leather strap. The watch is more classical.

   The large 45 mm case is made of bronze, bronze, high magnetic resistance alloy, and its natural luster gives the watch a unique retro temperament. The new sandblasted black dial is topped with an arched sapphire crystal and carries a unique large Arabic numeral-white (divergent green) coated with Super-LumiNova® SLN C1. The luminous faceted hands swept through the unique dial, while at the same time it is more distinctive due to the two chronograph dials and the railway hour-minute track.
For more details please click: Type 20 Extra Special 40 mm watch

Burgundy Red Dial – Burgundy Red Strap (11.1940.679 / 94.C814)
   Zenith’s famous Pilot watch has always adhered to the retro style. The wide grooved crown, oversized luminous numerals, grained dial and oily frosted strap all show wild personality. Li Shi continued to add new members to the series. This new product has four styles: mustard yellow, khaki, blue and burgundy red, each with its own characteristics.

Blue Dial-Blue Strap (11.1940.679 / 53.C808)

Turquoise Dial-Mustard Yellow Strap (11.1940.679 / 91.C807)

Khaki Dial-Khaki Strap (11.1940.679 / 63.C800)
   Inside the watch is a Zenith Elite 679 automatic winding movement. This reliable and precise self-moving core drives the central hour, minute and second hands while providing a 50-hour power reserve. To pay tribute to the brand’s history, the watch’s purely old steel case back bears the historic brand logo-the shield, with a star pattern on it, and the original year of the Zenith Manufacture: 1865.
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Blue section (03.2150.4069.51.C805)
   Heritage Heritage 146 — inspired by a model from the 1960s, it now features the El Primero star-speed movement. The new collection is presented in a retro look with an enthusiastic brown or blue dial and 38 precision column wheel El Primero star speed movement. The Heritage 146 series cleverly reinterprets a watch of historical significance. It is a unique collection that combines the essence of Zenith history: outstanding design, heavy heritage, truly rare and hard to find.

Brown section (03.2150.4069.75.C806)
   The high-speed automatic El Primero 4069 is housed in a retro-style stainless steel case with a diameter of 38 mm and a water resistance of 100 meters. The case is equipped with a grooved crown and two circular buttons. Spinlock case back with sapphire crystal with anti-glare treatment on both sides. Finally, a rubber-lined brown or blue racing-style calfskin strap completes the watch’s overall design.
For more details please click: Lady Moonphase watch


   This newly launched Elite Lady Moonphase watch includes five models, made of 18K rose gold or stainless steel. An ultra-thin 33 mm diameter case with a water-resistant depth of 50 meters and a grooved crown for smooth moon phase adjustment. The open case back gives you a chance to see the style of the internal mechanism. The power source-the automatic rotor is decorated with a delicate ‘Geneva ripple’ pattern.



   The core of this new ladies’ watch is equipped with the automatic Elite 692 movement, which was completely independently developed and manufactured by Zenith. It features a shiny black or brown crocodile leather strap with rubber lining and a stainless steel or rose gold pin buckle — delicate. Feminine breath permeates every detail. The five new Elite watches are the ultimate symbol of timeless elegance.
For more details, please click: El Primero Range Rover Velar Special Edition Watch

24.2042.400 / 27.R799
   The new Chronomaster El Primero special Ranger Velar special watch features a 42mm ceramic aluminum case with a frequency of 36,000 vibrations / hour, a charming frosted gray dial with copper details. Whether worn on the wrists of a brave explorer or an elegant gentleman, this watch exudes an unparalleled sense of fashion, and is complemented by a new black rubber strap with black perforated calfskin coating for a more chic taste. Black perforated calfskin is a high-quality leather material also used on Range Rover models. Strap with DLC-treated titanium tri-fold clasp.

   Range Rover Velar brings a new dimension of modernity, elegance and glamour to the Range Rover family, while the Chronomaster El Primero special Range Rover Velar special watch is built on the same principles, exquisite elegance shows its innocent bloodlines, no matter On any occasion, let the wearer become an admiring protagonist.
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