A unique watch masterpiece of Zenith, each of which represents a milestone in the stormy history of the brand, is now exhibited in the Qatari capital of Doha in the showroom Blue Salon. All presented 18 models are permanent exhibits of the museum company, based in Switzerland.
For a short period of time the visitors will have the pleasure to discover the amazing instances of the brand and enjoy the rich past of the famous Swiss manufacturer, whose base is dated 1865 year.
The exhibition consists of six antique pocket watch, a time which takes us back to the origins of the company, when George Favre-Jacot founded Zenith brand 147 years ago. The exposition also includes 12 iconic models of watches and several models belonging to the well-known political figures.
Exhibit also have antique pocket watches Zenith, which were personal clock by George Favre-Jacot. Another unique masterpiece of steel pocket watch, dating from the early 20th century. Luxurious meter complicated function of time calendar, chronograph and moon phases.
The exhibition presents a unique clockwork Calibre 135, conceived by the legendary Ephrem Jobin.
But the most famous clock company of the Doha will certainly be the first wristwatch with a Zenith El Primero automatic movement and a pocket watch to Mahatma Gandhi – the man who became a symbol of nonviolent politics. To Him belong the silver pocket watch with alarm function and keyless.
These exceptional mechanical movement with 15 jewels were sold several years ago at an auction by Antiquorum staggering price of $ 1.8 million, but in the end, the clock back to the ownership of the company and exhibited at the Museum of the brand in Switzerland.
Another masterpiece marks owned by 35th U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. This classic watch with square case was released in 1950.