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. Watch the video to find out more.
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.
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 4½H. Telemeter function.
Stainless steel, white gold or rose gold in Bremont’s Trip-Tick® construction. Case diameter 43mm, height 17.2mm, lug width 22mm.
Stainless steel, white gold or rose gold case back with integrated flat sapphire crystal, 5 stainless steel/white gold/rose gold screws with polished heads.
Opalin matt metal dial, applied indexes, solid gold/blued nickel hands with Super-LumiNova®.
Anti-reflective, scratch resistant sapphire crystal.
Water resistant to 10 ATM, 100 metres.
C.O.S.C chronometer tested.
Individually serial numbered with accompanying certification.