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Zenith Post Basel 2018 in Singapore

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Early this week, Zenith Singapore presented their key pieces with the presence of Julien Tornare, CEO of Zenith Watches at Como Cuisine Dempsey.

Some snapshots of the luncheon ...

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Set up of the luncheon ...


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Julien Tornare, CEO of Zenith Watches giving a speech.

Briefly mentioned, he will focus on the innovations in both product offerings and engaging the watch-buyers.  He may even considering redesigning next Basel booth to
make it more inclusive to welcome the visitors.  Perhaps something special for 50th anniversary of El Primero.


Some of the pieces passed around during the event ...

Firstly the star of the show ... The new  44mm titanium case skeletonised 'Defy Zero G' with a gyroscopic “Gravity Control” module.


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For the bracelet version, please check out the post by Marcus.



Next the 41mm brushed titanium Defy Classic Deep Blue with automatic Elite 670SK calibre.

It looks better in metal than in photographs.

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Wonder if it may look better without the wording 'Defy' ...

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With titanium bracelet or ...


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Blue rubber straps.


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From a more chic look, a skeletonised Defy Classic. At least the word Defy is not on the dial.

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Black rubber strap with Blue alligator leather top-layer.


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PILOT Type 20 Chronograph Ton-Up, tribute to the Café Racer Spirit. 

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45mm ages steel case with automatic El Primero 4069 calibre.


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PILOT Type 20 Extra Special, 40mm bronze case with automatic Elite 769 calibre.

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Lastly, the stunning Pilot Cronometro CP-2 Flybacks ...

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Aged bronze

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Aged steel.






Kong




Comments:
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cazalea July 6th, 2018-05:52
Thank you for this report; my favorite is the Defy Skeleton  It has a strong look but not overly busy. Cheers, Cazalea
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Kong July 6th, 2018-22:02
Agreed ... For me, I prefer either the Defy Classic Skeleton (wondered why Zenith uses the word 'Classic'' on their web for the skeletonised version) or the CP-2 Flyback Bronze. Thanks for viewing, Cazalea. Kong
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Ornatus-Mundi July 7th, 2018-10:11
It is 'classic' for all the current time only version, just the EP 21 and the Lab are different. The reason might be that Zenith considers a movement which - as far as modern technologies go - only features a silicon escapement as a 'traditional' watch... Thanks for your excellent and superbly photographed report, Kong! Magnus
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Kong July 8th, 2018-11:35
Thanks ... for the explanation, Marcus. Kong
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