In 2016, the Zenith Pilot Series launched the ‘Coffee Knight’ and the Bronze Watch with great success. It blended the strong retro flavor into the manufacture of pilot timepieces, leaving us a deep impression. impression. In 2017, the brand continued to inherit the characteristics of solid, reliable and accurate flight instruments, and launched the four-color pilot series TYPE 20 special edition watch at the highly anticipated Basel Watch & Jewellery Fair to commemorate everyone who set foot on the sky Flying adventurer on azure journey. The brand’s new and original classic distressed colors have a unique personality, making the TYPE 20 series special edition’s retro tones blend with color elements. Let’s take a look at one of the Burgundy red models: (Watch model: 11.1941.679 / 94.C814)
In the 1930s, 20 rigorous technical indicators were named after TYPE 20, which became the standard for aviation instruments, ensuring the normal operation of aviation instruments. As one of the first manufacturers of aircraft instruments, Zenith has named a few honorary members of its pilot series as TYPE 20, giving such timepieces extraordinary significance. The TYPE 20 watch is also the only pilot watch that can be engraved on the dial with the words ‘Pilot’, demonstrating the superiority and representativeness of the brand’s pilot series.
Burgundy red is similar to the local burgundy red, with a degree between red and dark red, slightly darker than the usual burgundy. And Burgundy red is very skin tone, especially people with yellow or white skin. Placing such a bright color on top of the new pilot watch is more in line with the aesthetics of modern watches. It is worth mentioning that this watch also inherits the professional characteristics of the brand’s aviation pilot watch. The large luminous digital display with a grain-shaped dial and the large luminous hands complement each other to ensure the best time reading efficiency. Continuing the classic onion design of the large crown, it is beautiful and generous, while facilitating the adjustability of the watch.
The 40mm distressed steel case is retro and atmospheric, inspired by the legendary Zenith Aeronautical Watch. An independent number is engraved on the nameplate on the side of the case, with a strong sense of the aircraft, showing its unique pilot timepiece charm.
Distressed steel crown
The large crown design of the same material ‘onion head’ has excellent texture. It is very convenient to operate the watch even when wearing heavy gloves.
Burgundy Grained Dial
The conspicuous grainy dial, decorated with gradient Burgundy red color, adds color charm to the watch’s viewing. The black ruthenium plated and faceted hands and Arabic numerals are covered with light brown luminous parts, which can ensure clear and intuitive reading in dark environments, which is very convenient.
The old steel back cover is engraved with the retro Zenith shield, decorated with stars. The shield has the original year of the Zenith watch factory: 1865, showing a full classic charm and brand charm. The Zenith Elite 679 self-winding movement has a power reserve of about 50 hours and a vibration frequency of 28,800 times / hour, guaranteeing the precise movement of new products. Water-resistant to 100 meters.
A deep fuchsia oily frosted leather strap with a protective rubber lining for comfortable wearing. The edge stitching is classic and slightly rough, which adds to the watch’s overall appeal. Titanium pin buckle, simple operation, easy to remove and wear the watch, full of reliability.
Zenith Pilot TYPE 20 Burgundy Red Special Edition Watch
Summary: The excellent design of the brand’s traditional pilot watch, combined with the retro color matching of modern aesthetics, makes the new TYPE 20 one of the most watched watches at the show, which is impressive. Among the special models, the khaki green, blue and burgundy red three-color watches are limited to 250 pieces worldwide. It happens that the brand new product launch conference has just been completed, and these new products will be added to the shelves one after another. Brand exclusive stores, see its exclusive style. (Watch price: RMB: 42,900)