1918 Rose Gold

A Bristol Blenheim (MK IL 6739), a Supermarine Spitfire (MK IA N3200) and a Hawker Hurricane (MK.I P3717) that all flew during the summer of 1940 are incorporated into this remarkable timepiece.

Bremont 1918 Rose Gold Hero

1918 Rose Gold

1918/RG

£15,995.00

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DESCRIPTION

A Bristol Blenheim, a Supermarine Spitfire and a Hawker Hurricane that all flew during the summer of 1940 are incorporated into this remarkable timepiece. Each of these Battle of Britain aircraft forms a propeller blade in the rotor and are complemented by a veneer of original wood from the Shuttleworth Collection’s 1917 SE5a which can be found at its centre.

The Bremont 1918 Limited Edition commemorates an important milestone in 2018 when the Royal Air Force celebrates its centenary year. Globally respected and steeped in tradition, this venerable institution provides aerial protection for the United Kingdom and her interests. A percentage of proceeds from the sale of the 1918 will go to the Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA), which has supported current and former RAF personnel for almost 90 years.

Limited to 75 pieces.

Technical Specification

Movement

Modified calibre 13 ¼’’’ BE-16AE automatic chronometer with 26 jewels, Glucydur balance and Anachron balance spring, with Nivaflex 1 mainspring. Rated frequency of 28,800 A/h with 42-hour minimum power reserve. Bremont decorated rotor featuring metal and wood veneer from 4 original RAF aircraft which flew in WWI and WWII.

Functions

Hours, minutes, GMT 12 hours and seconds chronograph at the centre. Permanent small seconds at 9H. 30 minute sub dial at 3H. Am/pm disc at 6H. Date at 4H. Telemeter function.

Case

Rose gold in Bremont's Trip-Tick® construction. Case diameter 43mm, height 17.2mm, lug width 22mm.

Case Back

Rose gold case back with integrated flat sapphire crystal, 5 stainless steel gold/rose gold screws with polished heads.

Dial

Opalin matt metal dial, applied indexes, solid gold hands with Super-LumiNova®.

Crystal

Anti-reflective, scratch resistant sapphire crystal.

Water Resistance

Water resistant to 10 ATM, 100 metres.

Ratings

C.O.S.C chronometer tested.

Certification

Individually serial numbered with accompanying certification.

Commemorating 100 years of British Military Aviation

British military aviation reaches an important milestone in 2018 when the Royal Air Force celebrates its centenary year. Globally respected and steeped in tradition, this venerable institution provides aerial protection for the United Kingdom and her interests. Bremont have commemorated this significant milestone with the 1918 Limited Edition, which incorporates material from an unprecedented four exceptional historic aircraft which fought with the RAF during major campaigns of both world wars. A percentage of the proceeds from the sale of the 1918 will go to the Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA), which has supported current and former RAF personnel for almost 90 years.