Zenith 03.0520.687/22.C678

Collection: Class Elite Gender: Men
The fabulous Zenith 03.0520.687/22.C678 would be an ideal wrist accessory for any frequent travelers who look for a stylish yet reliable wrist watch they can truly rely on. Presented in a robust steel on leather construction that is watertight to 50 meters, this Class collection timepiece is powered by the manufacture Zenith caliber Elite 687 that offers an array of sophisticated complications that includes the handy “World Time”.

Zenith 03.0520.687/22.C678 44mm Class Elite Traveller Multicity Automatic for men

Among the watchmaker’s timepieces, this handsome luxury 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.

Just like every the brand’s premium watches that are meticulously crafted in the heart of the mountainous valleys of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, behind its charming looks, this elegant mechanical timekeeper is also superior in terms of built and technical qualities as well. Crafted with enduring materials for longevity, flawless and detailed, and also comfortable to wear. While the one inside, the Elite 687, gives you one of the best performance you could possibly ask from a Swiss mechanical automatic movement, and would remains run smoothly for ages --we’ll talk more about it later.

Based on its measurements, this Zenith 03-0520-687-22-C678 would be a large size for gents, or you may say an XL. Its fine brushed and polished round case that is made of premium grade stainless steel has a masculine diameter of 44mm and approximately 15mm thick, meanwhile, its luxurious Black bracelet that is made of genuine alligator-skin 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 back of the case is transparent, featuring a rounded sapphire display that let you to take a good look at the workshop-crafted Le Locle manufacture Zenith caliber Elite 687 fitted inside. Its polished steel part is engraved with markers, and securely held in place by eight screws. Around the case’s side, there are two logoed steel crown; 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 --both are fluted to make them easier to use. And upfront, its face is also decently shielded with a sapphire crystal, which in addition to be highly scratch resistant, also enhanced with an anti-reflective coating, giving you an appreciable continual clarity while ensuring that its surface would remains scratches-and-nicks free time to time.

The watch’s construction that is water resistant to 50 meters makes it practical enough for daily wear as it would surely withstands slight wetness, splashes, and even light rain. Of course, you can also expect that the timepiece wont fog through time and use, too.

Dial. This Zenith 03.0520.687/22.C678 timepiece’s dial itself is quite remarkable as well. Bold in Black, it is nicely fashioned with contemporary styling that not only looks good, but also practical and providing a nice degree of read-ability at once. Its central part is guilloché decorated with diamond pattern, the outer part of it features applied Silver tone hour markers and painted minute markers, and around the periphery, there are painted Arabic 24-hour markers accompanied by alternating "cities" markers in Black and White over. More on this eye-catching 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 movement, the Elite’s Zenith Calibre 687 is a nice mechanical movement that is personally developed, built, and decorated by the watchmaker. It has is no Chronometer certification, however, you can be be sure that this Le Locle manufacture caliber perform as good as those COSC certified movements in terms of accuracy and reliability. Just like the less complicated cal. 685, this Elite 687 also beats at the harmonic rhythm of 28,800 alterations per hour, yet, it consists of more parts, to be exact, 189 in total. This self-winding automatic movement contains 41 jewels, 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 watch’s exhibition caseback.

Anyway, for all of its quality offerings, this men’s Stainless steel on Black crocs leather Black dial Zenith Class Elite Traveller Multicity 03.0520.687/22.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: 03.0520.687/22.C678

Ref. 03-0520-687-22-C678. also referred as 03052068722C678.

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 (4 Hz). 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: Black

Central Guilloche diamond pattern decorated. 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 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: Non-screw 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 06, 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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