Powerful, precious and pure, Zenith adds a new masterpiece: Pilot Series Type 20 Louis Blériot Memorial Watch. It has an innate noble bloodline, and has all the qualities of a watchmaker’s legendary watch: a high-precision movement, a magnificent diameter, a large grooved screw-down crown, large Arabic numerals and shapes The delicate pointers complement each other. The watch dial is sliced from a meteorite and equipped with the famous 5011K pocket watch movement, which perfectly reproduces the proud posture of conquering the blue sky when Zenith. Limited to 5 pieces, precious and elegant.
To pay tribute to Louis Blario, the father of aviation who achieved the feat of crossing the English Channel in 1909, Zenith has launched this unique meteorite dial watch, embellished with a portrait of the legendary character .
This watch has a rich 60 mm diameter and is carved from a single piece of sapphire crystal. It is paired with a mirror, lugs and a large white gold grooved crown to show extraordinary quality. The first thing that catches the eye is its dark gray meteorite dial. The natural texture is perfectly integrated with the fine ribbon decoration. This meteorite is derived from the debris of the Muonlionalusta asteroid, which travels through the atmosphere and lies between Switzerland and Finland in an area 140 km from the Arctic Circle.
The sapphire crystal case perfectly reproduces the masculine lines and unique shapes of the pilot series. It is a veritable carving masterpiece, which is equipped with a hand-carved 5011K movement. Once this antique movement came out, it broke all the accuracy records of similar movements. In 1967, the Neuchatel Observatory awarded it the Precision Timing Award in recognition of its unprecedented precision timing performance. Since then, this mechanical movement has become an industry classic, and has played an important role in marine and pocket watches.
Zenith found a number of original 5011K antique movements in the collections of the watch factory, and the artisans refurbished them and made them shine again in the Pilot’s Type 20 watch, which is available in limited editions worldwide. The transparent case back of the watch showcases the amazing beauty of the 5011K movement, which undoubtedly reproduces the amazing feat of the Zenith watch accompanied by Louis Brélio on the English Channel in 1909.
Aviator Series Type 20 Louis • Brelio Memorial Watch Market Price RMB 1,354,400
This watch has hour and minute chronograph functions, a small seconds hand at 9 o’clock and a power reserve at 3 o’clock. The 5011K manual movement vibrates 18,000 times per hour and has a power reserve of 48 hours.
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Founded in Switzerland in 1865, with a long history of 150 years, it is one of the four true Swiss watchmakers.
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So far, it has won 2,333 Swiss Observatory time measurement awards and 1,425 independent timekeeping awards, enjoying the reputation of a true watchmaking expert
EI The EI Primero chronograph movement, born in 1969, can be called the world’s most accurate and highest frequency automatic chronograph movement, 36,000 revolutions per hour, the time is accurate to 1/10 seconds, and the kinetic energy storage value exceeds 50 hours.
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