Zenith 03.0520.687/01.C678

Collection: Class Elite Gender: Men
Swiss luxury timepiece enthusiasts who travels a lot need at least one that is like this Zenith 03.0520.687/01.C678. A quality mechanical watch that is stylish, versatile, practical, and reliable. Presented in an elegant steel on leather construction that is watertight to 50 meters, this Class Elite will keep your time-awareness stay tuned by its “World Timer” complication that is backed by the manufacture Zenith caliber Elite 687.

Zenith 03.0520.687/01.C678 44mm Class Elite Traveller Multicity Automatic for men

Finely crafted in the heart of the mountainous valleys of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, this wrist flattering watch belong to the Class Elite Traveller Multicity line-up for gents that bring the excellence of Swiss watchmaking craftsmanship and svelte European design altogether within its masculine 44mm silhouette.

Behind its intriguing appearance, Just like every Zenith’s premium timepieces, this men’s mechanical timekeeper has an excellent built and technical qualities. The watch’s construction consists of enduring materials for longevity, flawless with remarkable details, and favorably, also comfortable to wear. While the engine inside, Elite 687 is born to do nothing but gives you one of the best performance you could possibly ask from a Swiss mechanical automatic movement, and would remains as is for years to come --we’ll be talking about its details later.

This masculine Zenith 03-0520-687-01-C678 is considerably a large (or you may say an XL) size for gents’ average wrist. Its well crafted round case that is made of surgical grade comparable stainless steel and finished in fine brush and high polish has a diameter of 44mm and approximately 15mm thick, meanwhile, its rich looking Black bracelet that is made of genuine alligator leather and comes equipped with a logoed steel made triple folding clasp is around 22mm wide. The case feels solid and sturdy, while the bracelet is supple yet supportive enough to ensure that the watch would remains soundly, comfortably on the wrist.

The watch’s caseback is see-through, featuring a rounded sapphire display that let you to take a glance at the workshop-crafted Le Locle manufacture Zenith caliber Elite 687 housed inside. Its polished steel part is engraved with markers, and tightly held in place by eight screws. At the side of the case, there are two steel crown that are logoed and fluted to make them easier to use; the one at the 3 o’clock position is for the main functionality, while the other one at the 11 o’clock position meant for the World Time complication. And upfront, its face is securely protected by a sapphire crystal, which in addition to be highly scratch resistant, also features anti-reflective coating that provides an appreciable continual clarity, while ensuring that its surface would remains scratches-and-nicks free time to time.

The timepiece’s construction that boasts a capacity of 50 m water resistance makes it even more practical for daily wear as not only makes it immune against slight wetness, it would also withstands splashes and light rain as well. Additionally, you can also expect that the watch wont fog through time and use, too.

Dial: Zoom. This Zenith 03.0520.687/01.C678 timepiece’s two-tone dial itself is quite fascinating as well. Fashioned with contemporary design, sharp, detailed, and provides a nice degree of read-ability. Its Silver central part is guilloché decorated with diamond pattern. Its first Silver outer ring features applied Silver tone hour markers and painted Black minute markers. Its second outer ring, has a contrast Black background that features painted Arabic 24-hour markers, and seamlessly connected to the alternating Black and Silvered White "cities" indicator in the inner bezel. More on this attractive dial are Silver tone hands that are partially skeletonized on the tip, power reserve indicator at the 2 o’clock position, small seconds subsidiary at the 9 o’clock position, and a legible date display at 4:30.

Speaking a bit about the powerhouse, the Zenith’s Elite Caliber 687 housed by this Traveller Multicity is a good mechanical movement that is personally developed, built, and decorated by the watchmaker. Despite of having no COSC official certification, this Le Locle manufacture caliber actually performs as good as those Chronometer grade movements in terms of accuracy and reliability. Elite 687 is a sophisticated self-winding movement that constructed of no less than 189 pieces of individual parts. This 41 jewels automatic calibre beats at the harmonic rhythm of 28,800 alterations per hour, and it provides around 50 hours of power reserve under full wind. And as it was once mentioned before, you can conveniently enjoy the beauty of its “Zenith Star Elite” decorated rotor as well as the subtle satin finishing on the bridges via the timepiece’s exhibition caseback.

Anyway, for all of its quality offerings, this men’s Stainless steel on Black crocs leather Silver-Black dial Zenith Class Elite Traveller Multicity 03.0520.687/01.C678 mechanical automatic watch is reasonably priced with an original manufacturer suggested retail price of $7,700.00.

Watch Specification

Brand: Zenith
Collection: Class Elite
Series: Traveller Multicity
Model number: 03.0520.687/01.C678

Ref. 03-0520-687-01-C678. also referred as 03052068701C678.

Watch style: Gents, Casual Dress, Elegant, Traveler
Display type: Analog
Movement: Swiss automatic

Zenith Elite caliber 687. In house, mechanical manufacture calibre Elite 687 by Zenith. Swiss made, automatic self-winding mechanical movement. C.O.S.C. certified Chronometer grade movement.

Specs
Functions: Two hands with small seconds, Automatic date w/ rapid setting, Power reserve indicator, and World Time complication. Size: 11½‴ lignes (Ø 25.6 mm).

Bi-directional winding. 189 parts, 41 jewels. beats at 28,800 vph. provides ± 50 hours of power reserve. Shock resistant. “Zenith Star Elite” decorated rotor.

Functions: Hour, Minute, Small Seconds, Date, Power Reserve, World Time

Info
The “World Time” indicates the time in 24 different cities around the world at a glance, in which, those cities are indicated around the dial periphery which rotates in-synchronization with the current time. It can be operated via the secondary crown at the 11 o’clock position.

Dial: Silver-Black

Two tone dial; Central Guilloche diamond pattern decorated and first ring in Silver, outer ring in Black. Silver tone hour and minute hands. Silver tone applied hour markers with two Arabic hour markers at 12 and 6. painted minute markers along the hour markers. Small seconds at 9. Date display at 4:30. Power reserve indicator at 2. painted White GMT 24-hour markers and alternating "cities" indicators in Black and White along the dial’s periphery.

Window: Sapphire Crystal

scratch resistant, anti-reflective coated

Case: Stainless Steel

Round, Ø 44 mm, 51 mm lug to lug, ± 15 mm thick. fine brushed and polished.

Bezel: Stainless Steel

stationary bezel with inner rotating functions for the World Time. polished.

Caseback: See-thru

screwed-in stainless steel with sapphire display. engraved.

Crown: Screw down crown

Stainless Steel. fluted. logoed. the secondary crown at the 11 o’clock position is fashioned in the same way.

Bracelet: Alligator / Crocodile leather

Black, textured pattern, with tonal stitching. ± 22 mm wide. men standard length.

Clasp: Deployment clasp
Notable Features: Calendar
Power Reserve
World Time
Transparent exhibition caseback
Water resistant: 50 m (5 ATM / 165 feet)

daily wear, capable to withstand splashes of water and very light rain.

Additional info: -

MSRP

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Rate: 1

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price or Recommended Retail Price listed here may or may not reflecting the actual selling price of this Zenith Class Elite watch. You should use it and/or its conversion value for estimation only.

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The Zenith 44mm Class Elite Traveller Multicity Automatic review in this page is written by Rief at Tuesday, August 13, 2013. The post is tagged as $5000 up to $10000, 44mm, 50m, analog, automatic, date, gmt, men, mid end, on leather, power reserve, round, small second, stainless steel, swiss automatic, two hands, watch, zenith.

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