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    Cool New Zenith models ...

    Hope it's alright to link to another forum (no affiliation with it, personally) ... just thought that the watches looked pretty sharp!

    A lot of models from the Nataf-era are also being re-issued with new designs (tourbillons and other complications). There has been news of a Zenith El Primero Pilot, Stratos and Perpetual Calendar. The cal. 2572 from the '60s is also being reissued in new models (perhaps in 2012). There are also plans afoot for a 360,000 vph model (not a separate chrono module like the Tag, the integrated base mvmt. would beat at that freq. ... estimated power reserve = 40 hrs).

    Some evidence of El Primeros in 2 sizes in the near future - 38mm and 42mm, with the shift in date back to 4:30 for the 38mm models. Also, some talk of refreshing/redesigning the El Primero and launching that new mvmt. in 2015. Ambitious plans indeed ...
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    A few of this and some of the other ...

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    Re: New Zenith models ...

    Great link! Thank you. The Elite Ultrathin.... mmmm want....
    Too many watches, not enough wrists.

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    Will see them in Basel
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    I hate to say it, but none of these do much for me. They just don't seem very innovative or stylish or ground-breaking to me. I could easily imagine them having a "Seiko" or even a "Fossil" logo instead of "Zenith". Heresy, I know, but that's the way I feel, they just seem pretty boring to me. Sorry! Thanks for the link though...

    Too many watches, only two wrists and never enough time...

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    There may not be anything ground breaking , but the Captain looks real nice. I like the retro looks.

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    Nice. Really like the Elite Ultra Thin.

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    Sweet stuff

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    Nice link. Zenith doesn't do much for me personally, I'm afraid. Having said that, the movements inside these do look pretty awesome.

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    Although the Zenith models are nice, it's the vintage Enicars that excite me the most. It's rare for me to like big watches but those are fantastic!
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    Re: New Zenith models ...

    nice, thank for posting.
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