Academy Christophe Colomb Hurricane Grand Voyage IIReference# 18.2215.8805/36.C713Manufacturer's retail price: $353,000.00Compare
- Limited Edition: 10 pieces
- Case: 18-karat rose gold
- Size: 45mm
- Movement: hand-wound manufacture caliber El Primero 8805
- Function: power reserve
- Power Reserve: approximately 50 hours
- Water Resistance: 30m
- Dial: white enamel
- Caseback: sapphire crystal
- Strap/Bracelet: alligator leather
In tribute to the legendary explorer Christopher Columbus, Zenith presents one of its most fascinating watch creations, clothed in truly stunning attire. The unique nature of the complex mechanism is matched by an exceptional exterior and decoration. Delicate expressions of top-flight craftsmanship, engraving and micro-painting showcase the full measure of Zenith's virtuosity in creating horological works combining technical refinement with magnificent artistry.
Issued in an entirely hand-finished 10-piece limited edition, the impressive Academy Christophe Colomb Hurricane Grand Voyage thus pursues its flamboyant evocation of the adventures of the Italian seaman - which it undertook in 2013 with the first Grand Voyage version featuring a unique and splendid decor.
On a technical level, this creation sets the stage for three major breakthroughs in watchmaking history: a patented Gravity Control system, fusée-chain transmission, and an exceptional frequency of 36,000 vibrations/hour.