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The Zenith Pilot Montre D’Aeronef Type 20 Manual Watch. Recently named as the WatchPro Magazine Mechanical Watch of the Year 2012. The Montre D’Aeronef is powered by the legendary Calibre 5011K hand-wound pocket watch movement. The 57.5mm titanium case is designed to offset the weight of the movement it houses. The notched crown is reminiscent of unique aviation timepieces of yesteryear. This is a watch that celebrates excess.
The C.O.S.C certified hand-wound movement is made using 134 components with 19 jewels. Beating at 18,000 VpH with a minimum power reserve of 48 hours. Functions include central hours and minutes, with a small seconds hand at 9 o'clock and a power reserve indicator at 3 o'clock.
Visibility is enhanced by the black dial and contrasting Arabic numerals that are made entirely of Superluminova. The diameter of the opening is 47mm and is covered by glare-proof sapphire crystal. The caseback is also made of transparent sapphire crystal. The watch is water resistant to 30 metres and is secured by a brown leather strap with a pin & buckle. Comes with a 2 year Zenith warranty.
As a certified Zenith dealer, all of our watches are supplied securely packed in official brand presentation boxes with stamped and dated documentation including the manufacturer's 2 year international warranty.
If your watch has a linked bracelet, we can adjust the size before it's sent so that it fits straight out of the box.
On placing your order you will receive a confirmation email - please reply to this email with your wrist measurement (in mm) and we'll make the necessary adjustments before despatch. Any links that have been removed will be sent with your watch. In some cases you may need additional links - in which case we'll get in touch as there may be a small additional cost as we'll need to source these from the manufacturer.
For a handy guide to watch sizing take a look at our sizing guide.
All of our watches are sent using an insured, 'signed for' next day delivery service. On the successful completion of your order we'll send a despatch confirmation email which will include full track & trace information. We offer a variety of shipping options (at checkout) including upgrades for weekend and before 9am delivery. For further details see our delivery options.
With FREE DELIVERY & FREE RETURNS on all orders try this watch on at home and if doesn't work for you, just return it within 7 days for a full refund.
For full details see our Returns & Refunds policy.
Zenith is available at the following Watch Gallery stores:
If you'd like to view a specific watch please call our concierge on 020 7952 2730 before visiting so that we can ensure stock is available at your chosen store.
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