The spirit of this watch is still, but it has a new look. Breitling redesigned the Colt model, symbolizing ruggedness, reliability and performance. The new Colt watch uses stainless steel cut and engraved models, and the design obviously regains its original emphasis on vitality, achievement and passion. With its sturdy structure and water resistance of 300 meters (1,000 feet) or 500 meters (1,650 feet), it has established its position as an outstanding sports watch, leading the trend of sports watches.
The innovation of this watch is that the compact and delicate bezel shape and embossed numbers echo the case. The dial is decorated with round numbers designed specifically for this collection, as well as rhythmic patterns and coordinated colors. The steel strap reinforces the unique qualities of this collection of fresh, young and vibrant designs, and ensures the best comfort and sturdiness.
There are three versions of this series of watches, all of which have strong and unique qualities, including a chronograph watch and a women’s watch. The new Colt series is equipped with COSC (Swiss Precision Timepiece Testing Center) certified SuperQuartz? Precision Chronograph movement, like all Breitling movements.
Renault Flying Race
Renault, Nevada. Every September, many original aircraft will gather at Stead Airport to participate in this world’s top aviation event: the famous Renault Athletic competition. The aircraft circulated at high speeds facing the desert, only a few feet above the ground. Their theme is ‘low flying, high speed, turning left.’ As a full-time partner to this aviation event, Breitling is the main sponsor of this unique event worldwide-to express its pursuit of immortal competitive spirit, performance taste and desire for victory.
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the brand, Zenith has launched the Academy Georges Favre-Jacot watch. This fine watch is named after the brand founder and pays deep respect to Georges Favre-Jacot. Without him, there would be no Zenith brand, nor would the brand’s brilliant achievements later.
From a technical point of view, this Academy Georges Favre-Jacot watch is equipped with a El Primero 4810 high frequency manual winding movement. There is a power reserve display between the 4 o’clock position and the 5 o’clock position on the lower right side of the dial, and the words ‘Force constante’ and ‘High frequency’ are engraved to make the remaining power of the movement. Store at a glance. There is a small seconds dial between the 7 o’clock and 8 o’clock positions on the left side of the dial, and the brand’s pentagram logo glitters on the second dial.
When you first see this watch, you will be attracted by the sesame chain wheel above the dial. The main structure of the sesame chain is connected by a set of large and small pagoda wheels (average wheels). When the power of the main barrel is full, the sesame chain will link the ring gear with a smaller diameter on the upper part of the pagoda wheel to avoid excessive power output. When the power gradually weakens, the sesame chain will be linked to the ring gear with a larger diameter in the lower layer to enhance efficiency.
The El Primero 4810 equipped with this watch has a power reserve of at least 50 hours. It takes only a few seconds of manual winding to enjoy the delicate winding process of the sesame chain and the integrated columnar structure counterclockwise. Two bridge-like structures screwed to the main splint give the watch a 19th-century architectural implication. In addition, the column structure surrounded by sesame chains is engraved with the words ‘Zenith / Manufacture Le Locle’.
The Academy Georges Favre-Jacot watch harmoniously merges the complicated mechanical process with the aesthetic achievements of the appearance, while the modern style lines show the brand’s glorious past. The 18K rose gold case and brown crocodile leather strap are luxurious and luxurious. This watch has a diameter of 45 mm and is limited to 150 pieces worldwide. It is expected to be available in 2015.
Movement technical details
El Primero 4810 manual winding movement
16 ½ (37 mm) diameter
Thickness 5.90 mm
Number of components 222
Number of jewels 30
Vibration frequency: 36,000 times / hour (5 Hz)
Power reserve of at least 50 hours