The Bremont 2016 Limited edition celebrates the astonishing DE HAVILLAND DH-88 comet, Grosvenor House, the aircraft that captured the world’s imagination with a phenomenal record-breaking flight in 1934. Fighting exhaustion and significant mechanical challenges, whilst barely stopping for over three days, two men in their pioneering British racing aircraft won the incredible air-race from England to Australia.
Calibre 13 ¼’’’ BE-54AE automatic chronometer, 25 jewels, Glucydur balance, Anachron balance spring, Nivaflex 1 mainspring, 28,800 bph, 42-hour power reserve. Each Bremont DH-88 Limited Edition rotor features some of the spruce plywood used in the original 1934 de Havilland Comet ‘Grosvenor House’.
Hour, minute, second, date at 6H, chronograph small counters with seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours, 24 hour GMT hand
Available in hardened polished stainless steel or 18 carat rose gold. Bremont Trip-Tick® case construction with scratch-resistant DLC treated case barrel with vintage style crown
Case diameter 43mm, height 16.2mm, lug width 22mm
Exhibition type with integrated flat crystal, secured with5 polished headed screws
Engraved markings with specific limited edition serial number
Domed anti-reflective, scratch resistant sapphire crystal
Water resistant to 10 ATM, 100 metres
Metal dial with fine opalin matt black base colour decorated with period Arabic numerals, opalin silver white sub-dials with DH-88 designation
Flat polished nickel (stainless steel version) and solid 18 carat rose gold (rose gold version) rounded hands with SuperLumiNova® centre fill
C.O.S.C chronometer tested. Individually serial numbered with accompanying C.O.S.C certification
Alligator strap with pin buckle to complement case material
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