Zenith Pilot Cronometro Tipo CP-2 USA Special-Edition Watch in Partnership with Wounded Warrior Project

Zenith has launched its first limited-edition timepiece in partnership with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). The Manufacture is proud to be expressing its support by making a donation to this charitable organization that honors and empowers injured service members who bravely volunteered to serve their nation on or after the events of September 11, 2001. The new Pilot Cronometro Tipo CP-2 USA Edition watch will be sold nationwide in a limited run of 50 units.

The ranks of Manufacture Zenith historically include models that have made an indelible imprint on watchmaking, notably including its iconic pilot’s watches. The original 1960s TIPO CP-2 is often identified under that name. ‘CP’ stands for cronometro da polso (wrist chronograph). TIPO CP-2 chronographs belong to the exclusive circle of legendary chronographs that have earned the status of exceptional timepieces in both military and horological history and are now sought-after collector’s items. At Baselworld 2016, Zenith presented its tribute to one of the most coveted military pieces, the Heritage CronometroTipo CP-2, and is now paying a fresh tribute simultaneously serving a concrete philanthropic purpose.

The 43mm case of the Pilot Cronometro Tipo CP-2 USA Edition features a rotating bezel inspired by the US flag, a theme picked up on the oscillating weight with its Côtes de Genève motif. In addition, for the very first time, the watch features a matte blue dial coordinated with a matching aluminum ring inside the bezel. The triangle marker and hand have both been changed to red. Fitted with a special blue kudu-hide strap with white and red stitching, the USA Edition puts on a modern spin on patriotism and pays tribute to the nation and its soldiers.

Technical details

Model: PILOT CRONOMETRO TIPO CP-2 USA EDITION (Limited Edition: 50 units)
Reference: 03.2241.405/51.C915

Movement
Movement: El Primero 405 B, Automatic
Caliber: 13 ¼ ‘’’ (Diameter: 30 mm)
Movement thickness: 6.6 mm
Components: 254
Jewels: 31
Frequency: 36,000 VpH (5 Hz)
Power-reserve: min. 50 hours
Finishes: Oscillating weight with “Côtes de Genève” motif bearing the US flag

Functions
Hours and minutes in the centre
Small seconds at 9 o’clock
Flyback Chronograph
– Central chronograph hand
– 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock

Case and dial
Diameter: 43 mm
Diameter opening: 32.5 mm
Thickness: 12.85 mm
Crystal: Domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective treatment on both sides
Case-back: Transparent sapphire crystal
Material: Steel
Water-resistance: 10 ATM
Dial: Matte Blue
Bezel: Special Blue
Hour-makers: Arabic numerals in SuperLuminova SLN C1
Hands: Rhodium-plated, faceted and coated with SuperLuminova SLN C1

Strap
Bracelet: Blue Kudu leather strap with special stitching
Buckle: Titanium pin buckle

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