In recent years, Zenith has frequently acted in the watch market, and has released many stunning watch products. , Has always adhered to the classic and elegant design tradition, and eventually became the most brilliant gem in Zenith watchmaking chapter. Next, Xiaobian and everyone will analyze this Zenith Commander series large calendar moon phase watch, the product number is 18.2140.691 / 02.C498
Zenith Commander Series Large Calendar Moon Phase Watch was released in 2011. The design is inspired by the Zenith Commander Series watch introduced in 1952. The new Zenith Large Calendar Moon Phase Watch basically inherits the original The characteristics of the model, at the same time, the large calendar window, moon phase and small second hand are placed in a very harmonious position on the dial at 1 o’clock, 6 o’clock and 9 o’clock, with the grid-shaped dial and the scales of the profile, showing elegant characteristics .
The watch is equipped with a crown prince-style rhodium metal faceted hands, and a long-mounted hour marker that reflects the characteristics of the historic model, while the case diameter has been increased to 40 mm, which can better highlight the ‘commander’ smart and capable, greatly reducing Hold on to the feeling of maturity.
Watch knowledge: In an era without GPS, the captain needs to observe the position of the stars in the sky and calculate the latitude of the ship. With the two coordinates of longitude and latitude, the captain can accurately locate himself and determine the heading to his destination. Zenith’s moon phase display models reproduce the star cycle at night on the dial-new moon, first quarter moon, full moon, second quarter moon.
The moon phase window of this watch is an umbrella-shaped hollow design with a cloud shape below and a radial pattern on it. This function is displayed at 6 o’clock on the dial.
Watch knowledge: Common date display dials are divided into general dates and large dates. The general date display uses a ring date dial, which moves one space a day, and the structure is simpler. On the contrary, the big date mechanism is much more complicated. The window uses a dual-disc design. The two discs are printed with 0-3 tens and 0-9 digits respectively. It is complicated, but there are structural differences between big dates: the general double-disc design, there is a height difference between the two plates, so the designer mostly uses two square window frames to cover the difference between the height of the double-disc, but more precise The large date plate uses transparent film and double plates to make the double plates look tight and seamless, so no window frame is necessary.
Zenith is one of the brands currently using a large date window to display the calendar function. The date function is displayed at 1:30 on the dial of this watch.
The small second hand is at 9 o’clock on this watch.
The new pendulum design with the pentagram brand logo is also applied to this series of watches. The central rotor is located on the ball bearing. The heavy metal pendulum has a engraved pattern and highlights the shining Zenith logo. .
The ‘Côtes de Genève’ motif and perlage finish on the watch’s own movement are visible through the sapphire crystal on the case back. The watch is equipped with an Elite 691 automatic movement. The balance vibrates at 28,800 times per hour, the power reserve is 50 hours, and it has the functions of date jump and fast date adjustment.
The Commander Grand Date Moon Phase is available in two styles: a ‘Paris stud’ silver dial with a stainless steel or 18K rose gold case.
Watch detailed parameters please click: Zenith Moon Phase Watch Series 03.2140.691 / 02.C498 stainless steel watch
Zenith Moon Phase Watch Series 18.2140.691 / 02.C498 18K Rose Gold
Zenith Moon Phase Watch Series 22.2140.691 / 02.C498 18k Rose Gold Diamond Watch