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Academy Christophe Colomb Hurricane

Zenith 2013

Academy Christophe Colomb Hurricane

The Zenith Academy Christophe Colomb Hurricane is driven by a high-frequency movement with constant-force fusee-chain transmission and the Gravity Control module, inspired by marine chronometers, that maintains the regulating organ in a horizontal position. It stands out as one of the most pertinent solutions to the complex problems of gravity, precision and isochronism, and demonstrates what Zenith can achieve in terms of reliability and precision.

Movement | hand-wound El Primero 8805 calibre, 354 parts, Gravity Control mechanism keeping the regulating organ in a horizontal position, fusee-chain transmission, 36,000 vibrations/hour frequency, 50-hour power reserve

Functions | off-centre hours and minutes, small seconds, power reserve, self-regulating Gravity Control module, fusee-chain transmission under the hours/minutes dial

Dial | openworked, 18k rose gold, hand-guilloché

Case | 18k rose gold, open back, 45 mm ø, 21.40 mm high including the domed crystal, water-resistant to 30 metres