• Zenith El Primero 36,000 VpH 42mm Ref 24.2014.400/01.R576

    Everyone has a dark side The Zenith El Primero 36,000 VpH is a chronograph, featuring the eponymous legendary movement beating at 5 Hertz and delighting purists with its sublime smoothness. This year, Zenith, the watch brand based in Le Locle, has unveiled two new watches equipped with this iconic movement. Beneath the pure, white veneer…

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  • Zenith Elite Chronograph Classic

    The Zenith Elite Chronograph Classic features the maison’s legendary El-Primero movement, housed in handsomely styled case and featuring a tastefully restrained dial. Mark McArthur-Christie takes a close look at this latest watch bearing the legendary star logo. One of the many wonderful things about the world of watches is its diversity.  It’s a place where the mind-boggling,…

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  • Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aeronef Type 20 Annual Calendar

    A timepiece fashioned for the most heroic and noble of airmen. Contributing author Carl Eady is a long-standing fan of Zenith and, in this instance, reviews the ‘Pilot Montre d’Aeronef Type 20 Annual Calendar’ – a pilot’s watch of herculean proportions, imbued with powerful retro styling and, of course, housing the legendary ‘El Primero’ movement.    …

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  • Zenith Heritage Pilot ‘Ton-Up’ Café Racer Spirit

    Johnny McElherron discusses the Zenith Heritage Pilot ‘Ton-Up’ Café Racer Spirit, a chronograph featuring the iconic El Primero movement, sporting a distressed appearance and celebrating the ‘Café Racer’ bikers movement of 1920s England.     Amid the classic splendour and technically bewildering offerings on show throughout the huge halls of the Baselworld expo in 2016,…

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  • Zenith El Primero 410 Tribute to Charles Vermot

    Merci! Angus Davies reviews the Zenith El Primero 410 Tribute to Charles Vermot. This timepiece recognises the brave actions of a watchmaker based at the historical Manufacture in Le Locle. Harrods, the prestigious retailer in Knightsbridge, is holding an exciting exhibition which showcases the remarkable work of this exceptional maison.     A remarkable year…

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