Chronology

1982  Riccardo Zannetti, inventor and founder of the Maison starts his work activity. He creates the first original models

1986  Creations and production for some of the biggest and famous contemporary watch brands. Creation of some exclusive models for very important     private national clients

1989  The Zannetti style is definitively characterized with the Impero collection, he works for many European countries, while starting a regular distribution of watches in Italy

1990  Opening the first boutique in Rome

1992  The Daphne, a watch dedicate to women. The first personalized Jewel Watches were realized for special clients on demand

1995  A new important collection, destined to a long success “The Frog collection” better known as “Frog Watch”. During the following years, this model   has been declined into different versions, such as the lock “jewel case” on the dial, and precious diamonds, ruby, emeralds pave’

1996  That is the technique year, new movement were worked out while selling the prestigious Repeater, five minutes repetition

1999  The presentation of “The Montgolfier” very prestigious GMT characterized by original gold embossed rotor, relief dial

2000  The Squelette arrives, the first Zannetti skeleton. Among the distinctive characteristic you find a first blue PVD treatment skeleton movement, in the world

2001  Time of Drivers collection with first two samples: Ascari and Fangio

2002  New Jewel Line with precious stones.

2003  New Steel collection actual but suitable with the Maison character.

2004  New Regent collection, with handmade engraved dials with different drawings. Jewel version of Time of Drivers and Frog watch.

2005  First square watch, the Palatino, presented in three hands and chronograph version. New version of “Repeater” while producing new and more engineered dial for Impero case. First official honours for Zannetti in Japan, Cina and Korea.

2006  With the automatic chronograph, the Impero collection increase its dimensions and aggressiveness. The new Chronograph version belonging to the Regent Line, declined into different dial’s subjects. Zannetti reaffirm his own independence supporting and defending the made in Italy.

2007  We have completely renewed the Time of Drivers collection, available both in steel and gold. We have presented two models, both with special applied enamelled digits: there are three chrono counters and dials on three levels; The “Racing Edition” has two counters and a perlage dial. New cases and dials have been created for the Squelette, the Automatic and the Steel Impero.

2008  A modern self-winding GMT was released: the Dual Time. This timepiece sported different dials, both traditional and enamel ones. At the same time, a new hand-crafted technique was discovered by Zannetti: bone engraving. The first creation to exhibit such amazing feature was the Full Sky, which was part of the Regent models. A new Regent Lady collection was unveiled: it displayed many different dials, such as those with gold embossed figures.

2009  The year opened with the presentation of the Rosa Ventorum, featuring a bone dial. Furthermore, Zannetti began to experiment the PECVD treatment on his watch cases: the first model to display such technique was the TOD Racing Edition “Full Black” chronograph. Hereinafter, many different other models featured this treatment, such as the stainless steel and rose gold versions.

2010 Yet again, the art form superbly blends with the Zannetti creations. New models were released featuring polychrome Champlevé enamel hand-crafted dials. Moreover, we admired also mother of pearl-based dials, which endowed extraordinary plays of light.

2011 When high jewellery meets high watchmaking: the result is the Regent Dragon. A spectacular timepiece which features a gold bass-relief placed on the dial. Furthermore, among his creations Zannetti displays a gorgeous pendant named One Million Dollar Snake.

2012  The art of watchmaking once again plays a central role. At the Geneva Exhibition in January, Zannetti presents the new collection Magnificum with hand- engraved and enameled dials. Then, at Baselworld it is the time of the Gladiator Chrono with a steel or pink gold case and automatic movement.

2013  It comes the year of the sport watch, legitimated by the professional Piranha Scuba with a water resistance of 50 atmospheres. The dials are unique, extremely original and hand-made with champlevè enamels applied on mother of pearl and mammuth ivory