Celestial mechanics as a model for movements
Just 22 years old was Georges Favre-Jacot, the founder of the famous watch manufactory, when he founded the "Fabrique des Billodes" in Le Locle, Switzerland, in 1865. Initially, the manufactory produced mainly precision pocket watches. Later, production was expanded to include marine chronometers and table clocks. The company name came about because the starry sky reminded the founder of a clockwork. This is also how the company symbol was created, which shows a five-pointed star. The first wristwatches were produced after the First World War. Later, in 1999, Zenith, together with TAG Heuer, became part of the luxury goods group LVMH.