Zhen Lishi Invited Yang Shuo To Visit Cuban Cigar Festival Trinidad 50th Anniversary Watch Limited Edition

It is also a legendary brand in the field of gentlemen’s lifestyle. At the time of the 2019 Cuban Havana Cigar Festival, Swiss fine watch brand ZENITH teamed up with Cuban high-end cigar brand Trinidad to offer a new brand of charm for gentlemen. Pilot Pilot’s Type 20 chronograph Trinidad limited edition trilogy, to highlight each other’s common pursuit of unique style and ultimate quality, while also paying tribute to the latter’s 50th anniversary. Zenith’s famous actor Yang Shuo was invited to the Cuban Cigar Festival, joined the carnival of cigar lovers in Havana, and experienced the limited edition watch for the first time.

Yang Shuo wears Zenith Pilot’s Type 20 Cohiba Maduro 5 Rose Gold Special Edition Watch
Attend Cuban Havana Cigar Festival (Model: 18.2430.679 / 27.C721)

Cigar fascination

Puppet cigars were exclusively enjoyed by Native Americans before being returned to Europe by Columbus and quickly gaining popularity. Today, Cuba’s fertile red soil is still considered the world’s first cigar cultivation. Founded in 1969, Trinidad is a highly-acclaimed, cigar brand owned by Habanos S.A., a famous Cuban cigar maker. It is not only a favorite of former Cuban President Castro, but also a gift to political leaders in various countries.

Born in 1865 when the Swiss watchmaker Zenith was born, he was equally prominent. Over the course of a century and a half, Zenith has set an industry record with more than 2,333 time-testing awards, and has become the vane in the field of precision timing. Adhering to innovative and avant-garde design thinking, Zenith is writing about the future of itself and the Swiss watchmaking industry.

(From left to right) Zenith’s famous actor Yang Shuo and Zenith CEO Julien Tornare talk about watch art

The same is the choice of a charming gentleman. The collaboration between Zenith and Habanos S.A. began in 2016. From COHIBA to Trinidad, Zenith has integrated its love for cigar culture and expertise in watchmaking into original creations, bringing unparalleled enjoyment to experienced connoisseurs in both fields.

Trinidad’s new Trinidad limited edition trilogy, launched this year by Zenith, is inspired by Trinidad’s 50th Anniversary Special Edition cigar. It is equipped with an El Primero star-speed self-winding column-wheel chronograph movement with roses. The 45mm case in gold, gold and white gold is limited to 50 pieces each. The Havana brown dial with a unique tobacco leaf pattern complements the Havana brown calfskin strap with the Trinidad logo pattern, with beige numerals made of SuperLuminova luminous material, and the engraved ‘Trinidad 50th Anniversary’ commemorative mark on the case back, perfect An interpretation of the rich aroma of Trinidad’s 50th anniversary special edition cigar. The same Peerless Pilot Series Type20 chronograph Trinidad limited edition platinum version will be auctioned during the 2019 Havana Cigar Festival in Cuba as part of the Trinidad brand anniversary cigar box.

The Gentleman’s Choice Charm Set

Cigars, spirits, and watches are a set of gentleman’s life, but also a ruler for men’s taste. From Churchill to Hemingway, the cigar aroma at their fingertips, the amber liquid in the glass, and the square inch world between their wrists have become part of their image. The gentleman’s choice is easy to get started, and mastery is time and experience. It is precisely because of this rich and complex texture that cigars, spirits and watches have become the self-retaining world that men want to explore more and more.

Yang Shuo wears pilot series Type 20 Cohiba Maduro 5 rose gold special edition watch
Visit to the cigar factory (model number: 18.2430.679 / 27.C721)

On this trip to Cuba, senior cigar guest Yang Shuo, accompanied by Zenith, visited the historic El Laguito cigar factory. In this fascinating factory where time is vicissitudes, Yang Shuo and senior Cuban workers select the original cigar leaves, pick up the cigar leaves in color and brown, and sniff their unique strong fermented aroma. A selection of mellow cigar leaves rolled into Havana cigars to truly experience this intriguing artistic creation process.

Experience hand-rolled cigar leaves and feel the unique charm of cigar culture

Even if you walk on the streets of Havana, the aroma of cigars still haunts you. The bright sunshine of the Caribbean Sea, the colorful flags on the building, the hospitable street pedestrians, the various classic cars in the shuttle city, and the pilot’s watch on the wrist all constitute a moment of satisfaction.

烁 Yang Shuo wears Pilot Type 20 Cohiba Maduro 5 Rose Gold Special Edition Watch
Visit to the cigar factory (model number: 18.2430.679 / 27.C721)

Yang Shuo said, ‘In my mind, the best moment was a glass of spirits, a cigar, and a Zenith Pilot’s Watch gathered in a cabin on the Havana beach, looking out to the Caribbean, listening to time and the sea sound.’

Pilot Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Trinidad Limited Edition

Limited edition of 50 pieces
Model: 30.2430.4069 / 78.C811


表 Special models for trilogy
Tribute to Trinidad’s 50th Anniversary
ElPrimero star-speed automatic column wheel chronograph
烟草 Tobacco leaf pattern on dial
Arabic numerals made entirely of SuperLuminova luminous materials
Trinidad50thAnniversary 」engraved on the case back
Gold watch limited edition 50 pieces


Movement: ElPrimero 4069 automatic movement
Movement: 13 and ¼ law minutes (diameter: 30 mm)
Movement thickness: 6.6 mm
Number of components: 254
Number of jewels: 35
Vibration frequency: 36000 vibrations / hour (5 Hz)
Power reserve: at least 50 hours
Fine decoration: pendant decorated with Côtes de Genève motif


Middle hour and minute display
Small second hand at 9 o’clock
-Central chronograph hands
-30 minutes counter at 3 o’clock

Case, dial and hands

Material: Gold
Diameter: 45 mm
Happy diameter: 37.8 mm
Thickness: 14.25 mm
Waterproof depth: 10ATM (100 meters)
Dial: Havana brown dial with tobacco leaf pattern
Hour markers: Arabic markers made of beige SuperLuminovaSLN fluorescent material
Pointer: Gold-plated facet with beige SuperLuminovaSLN fluorescent paint
Caseback: Gold case back with 「Trinidad50thAnniversary 镌 engraved on it

Band and buckle

Havana brown calfskin strap with Trinidad logo
Protective rubber lining with Trinidad logo on the inside
Gold pin buckle

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