To commemorate the de Havilland 1934 and to raise funds for the Shuttleworth Collection, Bremont introduces the ‘Limited Edition Bremont DH-88’ chronometer, a special timepiece which has been painstakingly handcrafted in the company’s workshops in England and in an elegant style reminiscent of that wonderful 1930s era. The 282 stainless steel and 82 rose gold cases house the beautifully finished BE-54AE chronometer rated chronograph movement with GMT functionality. Constructed ensuring the durability and precision Bremont is renowned for, the timepieces also incorporate original spruce plywood from the undercarriage assembly of this winning aircraft.
Calibre 13 1/4’’’ 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’. Functions
Hour, minute, second, date at 6H, chronograph small counters with seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours, 24 hour GMT hand. Case
Hardened polished stainless steel Bremont Trip-Tick® case construction with scratch-resistant DLC treated case barrel with vintage style crowns. Case diameter 43mm, height 16.2mm, lug width 22mm. Case back
Exhibition type with integrated flat crystal, secured with 5 polished headed screws. Engraved markings with specific limited edition serial number. Dial
Metal dial with fine opalin matt black base colour decorated with period Arabic numerals, opaline silver white sub-dials with DH-88 designation. Flat polished nickel rounded hands with Super-LumiNova® centre fill.
Domed anti-reflective, scratch resistant sapphire crystal. Water resistance
10 ATM, 100 metres. Ratings
C.O.S.C chronometer tested. Bracelet
Alligator strap with pin buckle to complement case material. Certification
Individually serial numbered with accompanying C.O.S.C certification. Availability