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Classic Transformation Tasting Zenith Flagship Heritage 146 Watch

Zhenli, a Swiss watch brand with a long history of more than 150 years, has always insisted on clever fusion of tradition and modernity, and boldly pursues innovation in the brand’s heavy heritage, leading the fashion and retro trend in the watch industry. At this year’s Basel Watch & Jewellery Expo, Zenith launched a new retro-style series: Chronomaster flagship series watches, supreme flagship, symbolizing precision. This time, it is still presented with a retro look as before, except that it was equipped with 146D in the 1960s The movement’s watch model was the source of inspiration, which made it shine at the fair. This series comes in two colors, blue and brown. Let’s take a look at its blue watch today (watch model: 03.2150.4069 / 51.C805)

The perfect combination of ‘old’ and ‘new’
   Zenith’s long legendary history has brought sufficient confidence to watch wearers, and its reputation as a watchmaking expert is well-known. Zenith, as a highly creative and bold watchmaking brand, its Chronomaster flagship series Heritage146 watch with classic design and latest model movement, drawing design inspiration from the brand’s rich historical tradition, can be described as a collection of true power Time is the essence of history, and cleverly reinterprets a meaningful classic.

1960 vintage model with new automatic movement

Retro style stainless steel case

   The Zenith flagship watch is made of stainless steel with a diameter of 38 mm. The moderately sized dial gives a very comfortable feel. The biggest highlight of this watch is that it inherits the retro design of the 1960s. It is equipped with a high-frequency automatic movement El Primero Star Speed ​​4069. Friends who love Zenith know that El Primero movement is not only the first integrated automatic The winding chronograph movement has a vibration frequency of 36,000 times per hour, which fully reflects Zenith’s philosophy of pursuing high precision.

Willow pointer
   The dial is decorated with a sunburst pattern, which has been treated with radial texture and rhodium-plated willow-shaped hands, which is mysterious and elegant.

Crown display
   The case is equipped with a threaded crown and two circular buttons. The crown is engraved with the Zenith unique symbol-the star symbol, which shows the craftsmen’s unique craftsmanship and delicate treatment of details.

Automatic Rotor of ‘Geneva Ripple’

   This is a column wheel chronograph movement equipped with an automatic oscillating weight decorated with ‘Geneva Ripples’. It contains 254 components and meets the requirements of various standards for precision astronomical watches. It can achieve the ultimate display of tenths of a second. Accuracy and power reserve of up to 50 hours. Screw-backed case back with transparent sapphire crystal.
Dial-typical configuration of chronograph

Sunburst dial design

   Blue, probably the first to remind you of the color of the sea, the deep ocean blue has made watchmakers very enthralled. This unique new series of models uses a blue sun-dial dial design, equipped with Curved double-sided anti-glare sapphire crystal. The rubber-lined blue racing-style calfskin strap highlights the retro characteristics of the watch’s freedom to travel from ancient to modern times. Men’s suits can even highlight its unique taste. The design style of the dial with two chronograph dials and no date window is a typical configuration of the chronograph in the 1960s. This watch inherits the tradition and continues to use this configuration. The dial is equipped with a central sweep seconds hand at 3 o’clock There is a 30-minute counter at the clock position and a speed scale.

Summary: This elegant and gentleman-inspired new vintage watch has incredible charm. Whether it is to retain classic elements or to use bold new designs, Zenith always follows the brand’s spirit of excellence and shows The brand’s high performance and precision. The Zenith HERITAGE146 watch bears the meaning of paying tribute to the sixties, which adds a rare humane feeling to a classic timepiece. If you have a fondness for Zenith, I believe that this pleasing and nostalgic work will not let you down.