Academy Georges Favre-Jacot

In 1865 the young Georges Favre-Jacot decided to bring all the watch-related craft departments together under one and the same roof in Le Locle. The watch factory (“manufacture” in Swiss) which he founded is in a building made up of large light-filled workshops. In tribute to its founder and the brand’s 150 year history, Zenith has designed a luxury watch whose looks are as spectacular as its mechanics. The timepiece is equipped with a manual wind El Primero 4810 movement with a fusée-and-chaîne transmission linked to the cylinder. It took two years to develop this system. The calibre provides a 50-hour power reserve (displayed at 4.30 on the dial) and brings to life the hours and minutes in the centre and small seconds counter (7.30). The indices scattered around the grained silver-tone dial are gold-plated whilst the hands are in blue steel all in a 45mm rose gold case. Price: 75,000 CHF