Another great addition to the Zenith Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Extra Special models is the new blue dial version cased in bronze. Featuring a navy-blue matte dial, the Zenith Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Extra Special Bronze Blue Dial is equipped with a dark blue oily nubuck strap with a titanium pin buckle - the rugged and distressed look of the strap accentuates the vintage-inspired nature of this watch.
Made of patinated bronze, the case has been chemically treated to prevent further patina on it. Powered by the legendary automatic El Primero 4069 chronograph calibre, the dial maintains a bi-complex layout with a 30-minute chronograph register at 3 o’clock and running seconds at 9 o’clock. A clean, easy-to-read design that is further complemented by Arabic numerals in luminescent material as well as the word ‘Pilot’ in yellow. The gold-plated hands are satin-brushed finished matching the warm bronze hue of the case.
The case is equipped with the traditional pilot’s watch attributes with large welded lugs and a broad onion-shaped screw-down crown that takes on a vintage character. Topped by a domed sapphire crystal, the numerals stand out clearly against the dial background. The dial has different hues depending on lighting conditions ranging from almost black to a true navy blue. To make things more vintage looking, the Zenith Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Extra Special Bronze Blue Dial is equipped with a dark blue oily nubuck strap with a titanium pin buckle. The rugged and distressed look of the strap accentuates the vintage-inspired nature of this watch.
The movement is protected by a solid titanium case back engraved with the Zenith flying instruments logo, and the watch is water resistant to 100 meters.