Martin Baker MBSee Collection
The Story Behind the Bremont MB Collection
The Bremont MB can withstand the force of an ejection from a Martin Baker ejector seat. The MB is a special edition of watches that has been designed and tested with the British aviation company. Martin Baker supplies most of the aviation world’s ejector seats and has saved over 7,000 lives in 93 Air Forces around the world. Bremont have produced two series; the MBI which is only supplied to those who have ejected from a Martin Baker seat, and the MBII and MBIII which are available to the public.
The Story Behind the Bremont Boeing Collection
A testament to the ingenuity and innovative engineering of both Bremont and Boeing this collection lives up to the names of its illustrious creators by providing timepieces of exemplary performance and style.
The story behind the Bremont ALT1-C
With a timeless style, the ALT1-C is designed to look as good in 30 years as it does today. The ALT1-C brings together the art of quality Swiss watchmaking with an unmistakably British feel. ALT1-C Chronometers are instantly recognisable from their dial which reflects the passion for aviation which the English brother’s inherited from their father. With two sub-dials either at the 3 & 9 o’clock positions and the date displayed at 6, the ALT1-C display resembles that of an RAF Mosquito fuel gauge. Each ALT1-C is housed within a hardened stainless steel case, has an automatic mechanical movement certified by C.O.S.C and comes with a 3 year Bremont warranty.
The story behind the Bremont ALT1-P
An authentic pilot’s watch, the ALT1-P is designed for those who require clarity and accuracy. This range of chronographs is ideal for making time calculations. In addition to the chronograph, there is an internal bezel which can be rotated using the crown positioned at the 8 o’clock position on the case. The ALT1-P collection comes in a choice of blue or black on luxurious leather straps. As with all Bremont watches they have a 3 year warranty and C.O.S.C certification as a sign of the brands confidence in their automatic movements.
The story behind the Bremont U-2
The U-2 is a high altitude reconnaissance aircraft which operates at 70,000 feet, Bremont have built a watch to match this extraordinary feat. The U-2 spy plane is operated by the US Air Force and was previously flown by the Central Intelligence Agency. The Bremont moniker is ‘Tested Beyond Endurance’ and they do not simply test their watches in a laboratory. The U-2 has been designed and tested in conjunction with the U-2 Spy Plane Squadron based at Beale in California. Thus it has continued to function at heights of 100,000 feet and temperatures as low as -40 centigrade. Take a look at The Watch Gallery’s range, with a stainless steel and DLC coated version available.
The story behind the Bremont SOLO
The Bremont SOLO range feature beautiful Chronometer’s with a pure design. The range comes with a choice of two black dial watches, one with white markers and the other with cream markers. Bremont will add to the SOLO range in summer 2012, having introduced a smaller 37mm version and original 43mm versions with a white dial. Each SOLO has an uncluttered dial with a classic design based on 1940s pilot’s watches making it easy to read both time and date. As with every Bremont product, the SOLO comes in a hardened steel case, is powered by a C.O.S.C certified automatic movement and has a Bremont 3 year warranty.
The story behind the Bremont Supermarine
High luminosity and 500 metres water resistance make the Supermarine collection essential diving watches. The Supermarine features a C.O.S.C certified automatic movement protected by an anti-magnetic faraday cage and an anti-shock case mount. Although given a water resistance of 500 metres, the Supermarine has been tested beyond those depths and each watch has a helium escape valve designed to release internal pressure from the watch. A feature of the collection a uni-directional sapphire bezel which provides extraordinary luminosity in low light or bad weather conditions. Included with every watch is a Bremont 3 year warranty.
ALT1-WT World TimerSee Collection
The story behind the Bremont ALT1-WT
In summer 2012 Bremont will launch their first World Timer, the ALT1-WT. The Bremont World Timer was introduced to watch enthusiasts at the 2012 Baselworld Watch Fair. For the first time Bremont have designed a watch which allows the wearer to view the time in all 24 time-zones by turning the internally rotating bezel using the crown at 8 o’clock. There is also an easily adjustable UTC hand making the ALT1-WT one of the most complicated military watches available. Blue, black and white versions are now available to pre-order at The Watch Gallery.
The story behind the Bremont ALT1-Z
The Z stands for ‘Zulu Time’ and allows the wearer to display time in two different time zones. Since 1972 Universal Time Coordinated (UTC) and Zulu Time (Z) have replaced GMT as the reference time for all military, aviation, navigation and communications. The ALT1-Z has an adjustable 24-hour UTC hand making it ideal for travellers and professionals alike. It allows the user to read time in a set location without interrupting the world standard time that has already been set on the watch. The ALT1-Z has all the technical excellence expected from Bremont; C.O.S.C certified automatic movement, hardened stainless steel case, chronograph function and a Bremont 3 year warranty.
Bremont ALT1-B2 Watches
The Bremont ALT1-B2 (GMT) Chronograph hails directly from military design and is inspired by the watch Bremont delivered to elite B2 ‘Stealth Bomber’ Aircrew in 2012. This watch bold yet refined and features a black dial and a black leather strap with white stitching.
Spotlight pieces include the new Terranova and Wright Flyer, two highly unique watches inspired by adventure and aviation history respectively. Bremont watches are fast becoming as integral to British culture as any of the history they honour.