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Zenith Teams With The Rolling Stones for Limited Edition Watches
by Kyle Stults on June 03, 2014
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The Rolling Stones Tongue logo

Zenith El Primero Chronomaster 1969 Tribute to The Rolling Stones Dial Closeup

This is the Zenith El Primero Chronomaster 1969 “Tribute to The Rolling Stones”, a limited edition of 250 pieces.  The 12-hour chronograph register is overlaid with the famous Rolling Stones red tongue and lip design/logo.

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Zenith Pilot Type 20 Grand Feu with Sapphire Case
by Kyle Stults on March 21, 2014
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Zenith Pilot Type 20 Grand Feu Sapphire

Based on the 60mm Zenith Type 20, the Type 20 Grand Feu features intricately worked white gold bezel, lugs and crown in combination with a case sculpted out of a block of sapphire. At 60mm, this is easily the largest sapphire watch case ever made — and a first for Zenith.  Oh, one more thing — the dial is made of enamel (grand feu technique).  Put it all together and what do you have?  One fancy looking showpiece.  And that’s really what this is, which is also why only 10 pieces will be made.

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Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 GMT 1903
by Kyle Stults on February 10, 2014
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Zenith pays tribute to the Wright brothers and their first flight in December 1903 at Kitty Hawk with a watch issued in a 1,903-piece limited edition: the Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 GMT 1903.   The watch shares the general design of the Pilot Montre d’Aéronef  series (“like the “Red Baron” I went hands-on with last year), though here with features such as a 48mm DLC-coated titanium case, a black sandblasted dial, vintage-styled luminous hands and a GMT indicator.  It is fitted on a beige suede leather strap.

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Zenith El Primero 410
by Kyle Stults on January 05, 2014
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Zenith El Primero 410 Ambiance

A movement well-known to collectors beats at the heart of the latest Zenith watch:  Caliber 410.   Zenith has now officially unveiled this caliber which was first launched 1969 — in a 500-piece limited series bearing the same name.  Yes, 1969 is the same year that the original El Primero automatic chronograph caliber (the “3019 PHC”) was also launched.  In fact the Zenith Caliber 410 was a variation of the El Primero — the Caliber 410 was first known as the El Primero “3019 PHF” — with a triple calendar and moonphase indications.   Steadily perpetuated over the years (the 410 dropped out of production in 2000, perhaps not coincidentally this is about the same time as when Zenith started down the road to some awful watch designs and almost successfully ran itself into oblivion until it righted course with new leadership in 2010-ish), it now appears in a form bridging past and present.

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