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Bremont ALT1-C /PW, Just Remember It As The Polished Stainless Classic


Bremont ALT1-C 01Bremont is one of those small, high end watch companies in Britain that is not very well known in the US.  We have covered the brand a few times, and I highlighted the MBI/MBII a while back.  New for November is the polished stainless steel version of their Classic Line, the Bremont ALT1-C /PW, joining the line that already sports a variety of colored dial versions and a rose gold case version.

Bremont ALT1-C 02As one would expect when you spend a little north of $5,000 on a watch, it is a lovely instrument.  Bremont starts with a Valjoux 7750 movement and then reworks it into what they call the Calibre 13 1/4” BE-50AE automatic.  Customized features for the movement include a Glucydur balance wheel, Anachron balance spring, Nivaflex 1 mainspring,  and a Bremont moulded and decorated rotor.  All that work on the movement is shown off through the exhibition case back.

Bremont ALT1-C 04The overall package is simple, elegant, and sophisticated.  It is not, however, a particularly thin watch, coming in at 16mm.  It is also a fairly simple chronograph, with only the central second hand and the 30 minute counter at 3:00 for elapsed timing.  So if you want to keep your office meetings to under a half hour, this is perfect.  If you are timing a smoked roast on the weekend, this isn’t going to track that 4 hour cooking time.  bremont.com

Watch Overview

  • Brand & Model: Bremont Alt1-C /PW
  • Price:  $5,900 (I think)
  • Who we think it might be for: A fan of British grail watches.
  • Would I buy or recommend it just on the photos?:  I would buy the MBII instead, but it is lovely.
  • If I could make one design suggestion, it would be: How about blued hands, or maybe just a blued second hand?
  • What spoke to me the most about this watch:  Lots, but I especially like the decorated rotor.

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