The Zenith Military Connection
The military has used watches since the 1800’s. However, their place as indispensable tools for combat began in WWI. It was then that military forces began tapping certain watchmakers to design and manufacture watches with detailed specifications for their troops.
Zenith is one
After the introduction of trench watches during World War I, the wrist watch took its rightful place in military arsenals everywhere. Time was precious on the battlefield, and a good watch became a valuable resource for successful military operations. As a result, military watches have
Regardless of its position in the market today, the Longines of old was really something, and there's little dispute about the fact that the company has made some really great watches. It was one of the first to introduce a true pilot's watch in early decades
This story of ours was originally featured over on the Huckberry Journal.
Legend has is it that Alberto Santos-Dumont–one of the first men to fly in a fixed-wing aircraft–was enjoying a drink with his friend and watchmaker Louis Cartier in 1906 when he first commented on
The Dive Watch: Origins
In diving, it used to be that having a reliable watch could be the difference between life and death. It was a device that could track how long you’d been underwater. It could help you calculate decompression stops. Plus, it kept you