Proudly displaying unobstructed views of cutting-edge Zenith mechanics: the Academy Tourbillon Georges Favre-Jacot offers a futuristic take on Haute Horlogerie. Its powerful design and innovative materials reveal an unprecedented ‘engine’ – El Primero Calibre 4805 – combining two iconic complications from the Manufacture: the tourbillon and a fusee and chain transmission system. Issued in a 150-piece limited edition featuring a 45 mm-diameter black ceramic case, this sophisticated watch fully reveals the contemporary architecture of its high-frequency heart.
Eloquently expressing the comprehensive manufacturing expertise cultivated by Zenith, the Academy Tourbillon Georges Favre-Jacot flaunts its mechanism in an entirely transparent manner. Its virile black ceramic case houses a new El Primero movement equipped with a tourbillon as well as a fusée and chain transmission system. These two horological complications, both specialities of the brand with the guiding star, are thus united for the first time in a Zenith high-frequency movement. The dial-free hand-wound El Primero Calibre 4805 provides a perfect picture of its magnificent mechanisms and its powerful architecture.
Movement El Primero 4805, Manual
Calibre 16 ½ ‘’’ (Diameter: 37 mm)
Thickness: 5.90 mm
Frequency: 36,000 VpH (5 Hz)
Power-reserve: min. 50 hours
Hours and minutes in the centre
- The carriage is positioned at 6 o’clock
- The carriage makes one turn per minute
Fusée Chain transmission connected to the barrel
Power-reserve indicator at 4:30
Material: Black Ceramic
Diameter: 45 mm
Opening diameter: 37.80 mm
Thickness: 14.65 mm
Crystal: Domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides
Case-back: Transparent sapphire crystal
Water-resistance: 5 ATM
Black elements screwed to the movement
Hour-markers: Ruthenium-plated, faceted and coated with SuperLuminova
Hands: Ruthenium-plated, faceted and coated with SuperLuminova
Black rubber strap
Black PVD coated Titanium triple folding clasp
150-PIECE LIMITED EDITION
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