In 1969, Zenith was the first company to launch an in-house integrated automatic chronograph movement. To be considered in-house, 100% of the movements components had to be made in-house. Because of this feat, Zenith is known to be the "master of chronographs" in the watch industry. Today, Zenith makes around 24,000 watches per year. Moyer is one of only 42 stores to be Authorized Retailers in the United States.
Zenith exists to inspire individuals to pursue their dreams as depicted in their motto "Time to Reach Your Star". The star became the symbol for reaching because it's the highest point in the sky. Zenith was established in 1865 by Georges Favre-Jacot at age 22, and their company is still headquartered at the original location in Switzerland. Zenith's watches have accompanied extraordinary figures that dreamt big and strived to achieve the impossible. Iconic legends such as Louis Blériot with his history-making flight across the English Channel, Felix Baumgartner with his record-setting stratospheric free-fall jump, and Mahatma Ghandi with his quest for equal rights have all made history while relying on their Zenith watches.
Designed with models for men and women, the Zenith Defy collections embodies the endless pursuit of precision through innovation. Always moving forward, Zenith's utmost goal in the Defy collection is to set new standards of performance and style by combining cutting-edge manufacture movements with modern, futuristic forms and materials. The Defy collection is broken down into several subcategories including 21, Extreme, Classic, Midnight, Zero G, Double Tourbillon, Fusee Tourbillon, Revival and Skyline.
Defy 21 can be described as the pinnacle of groundbreaking chronographs with its two independently operating organs for timekeeping and the chronograph. The extremely high frequency lends itself to precision up to 1/00th of a second fractions - the only such chronograph movement in production.
Looking for one of the most complicated, exceptional models on the swiss watch market? Explore the Defy Zero G collection which brings the fusee and chain constant force mechanism to the 21st century, defying the effects of gravity or taking its high-frequency 1/100th of a second to new heights with a double tourbillon. These Defy Zero G watch models are the epitome of watchmaking innovation.
The Chronomaster collection of Zenith showcases the mastery of the manufacturer's automatic high-frequency chronograph movement. By paying homage to past designs of the 1960s and 1970s and reaching new levels of precision with the 1/10th of a second evolved version of the calibre, this collection perfectly blends past and present in one of the most celebrated automatic chronographs ever produced. Characterized by the tri-tone subdials, this collection is perfect for the watch connoisseur that is looking for a striking, reliable timepiece. Within the Chronomaster collection are the subcollections of Chronomaster Sport, Chronomaster Original, Chronomaster Revival, Chronomaster El Primero and Chronomaster Open.
The only Pilot watch in existence to bear the term "Pilot" on its dials, the Zenith Pilot collection watches have been present since man's earliest flights over a century ago. The modern Zenith Pilot collection pays tribute to the pioneering spirit of a century past, and is built for the adventurers of today. Find Type 20 Chronographs and the Type 20 models at Moyer Fine Jewelers.
The Zenith Elite collection is easily recognizable by its timeless lines and proportions and sleek, minimalistic vintage-inspired designs. The Elite collection watches rejuvenate the codes of mid-20th century watchmaking and set the tone for Zenith's vision of contemporary elegance. The watches of the Elite collection can be broken up into two subcategories: Elite Classic and Elite Moonphase.
An authorized retailer of some of the world's most iconic watch brands, Moyer Fine Jewelers is proud to carry an extensive collection of Zenith watches. Explore Zenith and its various collections below, and please reach out to one of our watch experts via the chat button with any questions or inquiries.