My insight view of Zenith … Part 10 of 11 … Follow me on a tour through the Manufacture in Le Locle

In the R & D workshops Zenith is developing prototypes and testing new movements. My photographs also show you the new fusee and chain transmission. Ladies and gentlemen … this is a world premier …

 

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… This watchmaker was working on the Zenith complication “Christophe Colomb”. In fact he was testing new-implemented features that make the watch even more accurate …

… This watchmaker was working on the Zenith complication “Christophe Colomb”. In fact he was testing new-implemented features that make the watch even more accurate …

… if you look carefully you will discover the new fuse and chain transmission in the background that will be presented soon …

… if you look carefully you will discover the new fusee and chain transmission in the background that will be presented soon …

… the watch escapement is always kept in a horizontal position …

… the watch escapement is always kept in a horizontal position …

… so there is no influence of gravity on the performance of the spiral …

… so there is no influence of gravity on the performance of the spiral …

… this is clearly NOT a tourbillon, but a very clever mechanism …

… this is clearly NOT a tourbillon, but a very clever mechanism …

… and it is very difficult to realize …

… and it is very difficult to realize …

… The R & D department and its workshop …

… The R & D department and its workshop …

 

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