Posts tagged with : "Zenith"

 

Video: History of Zenith’s fusée and chain

Video: History of Zenith’s fusée and chain

Zenith developed a special complicated watch, the Academy Georges Favre-Jacot, to celebrate its 150th Anniversary in 2014. Zenith traces the roots of this watch, which is equipped with a fusée-and-chain constant force sytem, to its development of marine clocks.

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Baselworld 2016: The Zenith novelties at a glance

Baselworld 2016: The Zenith novelties at a glance

Less is often more … Under the actual circumstances Zenith presented and showed a small new homogeneous collection. I can show you most of the timepieces today, but not the real highlight 2016 yet …

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Zenith: An exclusive visit to the manufacture, where Zenith’s director of movement development shows important construction details.

Zenith: An exclusive visit to the manufacture, where Zenith’s director of movement development shows important construction details.

Zenith developed a special complicated watch to celebrate its 150th Anniversary, the Georges Favre Jacot timepiece which is equipped with a fusee and chain constant force system.

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Baselworld 2016: Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, Presdient of the LVMH Watch Division,

Baselworld 2016: Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, Presdient of the LVMH Watch Division,

While many watch brands are suffering these days, the one managed by Jean-Claude Biver do not. Listen to this incredible interview …

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Baselworld 2016: Interview with Aldo Magada, CEO Zenith

Baselworld 2016: Interview with Aldo Magada, CEO Zenith

I hate to write this, but Zenith still is underestimated and not yet recognised for its full potential. But things will change now…

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Zenith: Assembly of the Academy Georges Favre Jacot movement

Zenith: Assembly of the Academy Georges Favre Jacot movement

Zenith developed a special complicated watch to celebrate its 150th anniversary, the Georges Favre Jacot timepiece, which is equipped with a fusee and chain constant force system, to its development of marine clocks.

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Zenith Elite Chronograph Classic – timelessly understated elegance

Zenith Elite Chronograph Classic – timelessly understated elegance

This is what I would call a very elegant chronograph. The 42 mm, very thin timepiece is powered by the manufacturer´s new El Primero 4069 calibre whose balance wheel oscillates with 36.000 A/h. 

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TAG Heuer powered by Jean-Claude Biver! TAG Heuer is on Speed!

TAG Heuer powered by Jean-Claude Biver! TAG Heuer is on Speed!

Jean-Claude Biver is setting the pace! Even as a silent observer it is hard to follow his speed. The charismatic mover and shaker recently launched the TAG Heuer Connected Watch in New York. But meanwhile he accomplished another 4 major tasks …

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The Watch Book by Gisbert L. Brunner and Christian Pfeiffer-Belli

The Watch Book by Gisbert L. Brunner and Christian Pfeiffer-Belli

During the last weekend I had a closer look at “The Watch Book” that was published recently. Gisbert L. Brunner and Christian Pfeiffer-Belli, the two authors, have a natural authority, they can express themselves clearly and provide their knowledge to their readers.   

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Talking to Aldo Magada, CEO of Zenith on a special occasion

Talking to Aldo Magada, CEO of Zenith on a special occasion

I was in Le Locle in the Swiss Jura Mountains yesterday and I talked to Aldo Magada about Zenith, “his” watchmaking pearl. Click on “read more” to get the story … 

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Munichtime 2015: Some impressions from the 8th edition of the watch exhibition in Munich located at the Hotel Bayrischer Hof

Munichtime 2015: Some impressions from the 8th edition of the watch exhibition in Munich located at the Hotel Bayrischer Hof

Munichtime and sister-exhibition Viennatime are two successful watch exhibitions taking place once a year in Munich and Vienna. Munichtime opened its doors yesterday and is still open until tomorrow. Have a look at the pictures!

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Talking about the Swiss Watch Industry, Hublot, TAG Heuer and Zenith with Jean-Claude Biver

Talking about the Swiss Watch Industry, Hublot, TAG Heuer and Zenith with Jean-Claude Biver

Jean-Claude Biver, Presdient of the LVMH Watch Division, is one of the most charismatic and influential leaders of this industry. Listen what he has to say about the Swiss Watch Industry and his brands …

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Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, President of the LVMH Watch Group Division @ Baselworld 2015

Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, President of the LVMH Watch Group Division @ Baselworld 2015

I invite you to listen to my interview with Jean-Claude Biver. We talked about his three babies, Hublot, TAG Heuer and Zenith, about smartwatches and the Swiss Watch industry.

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Zenith Elite 6150 with new in-house calibre Elite 6150 @ Baselworld 2015

Zenith Elite 6150 with new in-house calibre Elite 6150 @ Baselworld 2015

The Zenith Elite 6150 is equipped with a new manufacture movement: the Elite 6150 calibre.

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Zenith Rainbow Chronograph Fly Back from 1997 vs. Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Rainbow from 2014

Zenith Rainbow Chronograph Fly Back from 1997 vs. Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Rainbow from 2014

Old vs. new … Simply have a look and tell me what you think… 

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Aldo Magada: New President & CEO of Zenith

Aldo Magada: New President & CEO of Zenith

There he is the new CEO of Zenith after Jean-Frederic Dufour now left the company to become the new Rolex-CEO…

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The Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute / COSC figures of the big ten from 1993 to 2013

The Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute / COSC figures of the big ten from 1993 to 2013

This one for those who love numbers and figures! I have put together for you the figures of Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres / Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute of the last twenty years. The numbers shown here are movements sent to COSC by brand.

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Zenith teams up with The Rolling Stones

Zenith teams up with The Rolling Stones

Jean-Claude Biver, Director of the LVMH Group Watch Division and Tom Bennett, CEO for Bravado, Universal Music Group’s global music merchandising division just announced the deal. 

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Jean-Frédéric Dufour, former CEO of Zenith, is being appointed the new CEO of Rolex (16:37 Updated with another confirmation)

Jean-Frédéric Dufour, former CEO of Zenith, is being appointed the new CEO of Rolex (16:37 Updated with another confirmation)

According to insider information I just got confirmed from my dear friend and colleague Gisbert Brunner, Jean-Frédéric Dufour is being appointed the new CEO of Rolex.

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, President Hublot

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Jean-Claude Biver, President Hublot

Jean-Claude Biver still is the mastermind behind Hublot. But Jean-Claude Biver now also is in charge of overviewing and coordinating the three watch manufacturers of LVMH. I asked him how he sees his new role and what he intents to do …

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Jean-Fred Dufour CEO Zenith

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Jean-Fred Dufour CEO Zenith

Jean-Fred Dufour has done a great Job with his team so far, I asked him what comes next. In which direction will he steer Zenith in the next years? I invite you to listen to my interview…

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Pre-Baselworld 2014: Three new Zenith timepieces to discover

Pre-Baselworld 2014: Three new Zenith timepieces to discover

My full respect – chapeau! – to the work of CEO Jean-Fred Dufour and his entire team! Zenith surprises me again and again and I am sure there is still more to come.

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Jean-Claude Biver, currently President of Hublot, will also take responsibility for the watch brands TAG Heuer and Zenith

Jean-Claude Biver, currently President of Hublot, will also take responsibility for the watch brands TAG Heuer and Zenith

Yesterday, this interesting announcement was distributed through the LVMH network. That´s not a surprise for ma at all. Honestly I already thought that LVMH would announce this change much earlier…

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The new Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 GMT 1903

The new Zenith Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 GMT 1903

Zenith was one of the first watch manufacturers to create flight instruments to equip various aircraft and spaceships manned by the aviation pioneers. The Pilot Montre d’Aéronef Type 20 GMT 1903 plays tribute to this area.

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Here at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich today the 5th edition of the privately organized watch exhibition Munichtime opened its doors. I invite you to take a first look.

Here at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof in Munich today the 5th edition of the privately organized watch exhibition Munichtime opened its doors. I invite you to take a first look.

Munichtime, the one and only watch exhibition in Germany, is still open until Sunday 18:00. I highly recommend you to come to Munich if you have the time and possibility.

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Which of these chronographs with an in-house caliber is THE chronograph?

Which of these chronographs with an in-house caliber is THE chronograph?

I just closed the poll, let me know present you and analyze the results … 

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Cool or not cool? The Zenith EL Primero Lightweight Limited Edition

Cool or not cool? The Zenith EL Primero Lightweight Limited Edition

This new sports model wit a featherweight engine is an exclusive version of the El Primero Striking 10th chronograph. Discover the world of high-tech materials and avant-garde made by Zenith and let me know what you think

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Cool or not cool? Zenith presents the El Primero 410 Limited Edition

Cool or not cool? Zenith presents the El Primero 410 Limited Edition

During Baselworld I was able to take pictures of the first prototype, now I have new ones and all its technical specifications for you. Please, tell me what you think!

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My Chinese contributor Logan sent me a report from the ‘Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair’ and ‘World Brand Piazza’ in HKCEC. Please have a look what was going on there…

My Chinese contributor Logan sent me a report from the ‘Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair’ and ‘World Brand Piazza’ in HKCEC. Please have a look what was going on there…

This is another watch-insider.com exclusive. Don´t miss this insight-view of the ‘Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair’ and ‘World Brand Piazza’ in HKCEC. It´s more than you might expect or much less, just depending on your personal expectations…

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