Not often do you find a luxury wristwatch that comes in colors other than various shades of gold, silver, or even greyish titanium. We know that unless it’s a modern take on the design, other colors might not really fit the motif. However, the Zenith Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Extra Special manages to pull it off anyway.
The brand is apparently known for the aircraft instruments and timekeeping devices. It supplied these to pilots when aviation was still in its infancy. This particular chronograph draws inspiration from Zenith’s rich aeronautic legacy packaged into a fancy wristwatch.
Its 45mm case is fashioned from Bronze for that distinct weathered look. Next is a blue oily nubuck leather strap with a protective rubber lining and white stitching. This is to keep it from fraying on the sides. Once adjusted to the size of your wrist, a titanium pin buckle is there to keep it perfectly snug. Moreover, the oversized textured crown on the side completes the ensemble and oozes a classy vintage vibe.
Flaunting a stylish matte blue dial combined with gold-plated hands, the Zenith Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Extra Special ticks away with an automatic El Primero 4069 movement. The details don’t stop there as we move over to the solid titanium case back that bears an intricate engraving of the brand’s classic logo. Just like the names says, this timepiece is definitely “extra special.”Zenith