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Bremont D-Type

Post by WATCHWIZ » Sun May 12, 2019 6:56 am

One of the best motorsport and British tie-ins going? Absolutely stunning.

https://www.bremont.com/products/jaguar ... %20mixture

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Re: Bremont D-Type

Post by Thegreyman » Sun May 12, 2019 8:37 am

It's a good looking watch, if slightly large. The watch roll is signed by a Scotsman too, the famous Jag car designer Ian Callum 8)
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Re: Bremont D-Type

Post by WATCHWIZ » Sun May 12, 2019 7:32 pm

Indeed.

Did anyone see the Channel 4 documentary on the very limited edition Jags rolled out a few years ago? Bremont were commissioned to supply the watch as a special extra for each model sold.

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Re: Bremont D-Type

Post by albionphoto » Mon May 13, 2019 8:53 pm

It looks great but at 17.1mm thick it's also a true zombie thwacker.
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Re: Bremont D-Type

Post by Mikkei4 » Mon May 13, 2019 10:00 pm

albionphoto wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 8:53 pm
It looks great but at 17.1mm thick it's also a true zombie thwacker.
.... and that's just the crown/winder !!!

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Re: Bremont D-Type

Post by watchaholic » Tue May 14, 2019 6:02 am

Nice, Who does the movement?
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Re: Bremont D-Type

Post by albionphoto » Tue May 14, 2019 12:21 pm

Mikkei4 wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 10:00 pm
albionphoto wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 8:53 pm
It looks great but at 17.1mm thick it's also a true zombie thwacker.
.... and that's just the crown/winder !!!
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Bremont D-Type

Post by albionphoto » Tue May 14, 2019 12:22 pm

watchaholic wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 6:02 am
Nice, Who does the movement?
According to Watchbase the movement is a Valjoux 7750
https://watchbase.com/bremont/caliber/be-50ae
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Re: Bremont D-Type

Post by TigerChris » Tue May 14, 2019 12:22 pm

watchaholic wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 6:02 am
Nice, Who does the movement?
This could open up a can of worms regarding Bremont and movements :lol: :lol:

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Re: Bremont D-Type

Post by FloridaPhil » Tue May 14, 2019 1:53 pm

From the Bremont page:

MOVEMENT
Calibre 131/4’’’ BE-50AE automatic, 28 jewels, Glucydur balance, Anachron balance spring, Nivaflex 1 mainspring, 28,800bph, 42 hour power reserve. Miniaturised Jaguar D-Type steering wheel rotor.

So, basically a worked over Valjoux 7750.
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Re: Bremont D-Type

Post by watchaholic » Tue May 14, 2019 2:15 pm

FloridaPhil wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 1:53 pm
From the Bremont page:

MOVEMENT
Calibre 131/4’’’ BE-50AE automatic, 28 jewels, Glucydur balance, Anachron balance spring, Nivaflex 1 mainspring, 28,800bph, 42 hour power reserve. Miniaturised Jaguar D-Type steering wheel rotor.

So, basically a worked over Valjoux 7750.
One would have to assume these are all good and worthwhile improvements. Tough to beat the 7750 unless they went all out and put in a vertical clutch, column wheel job. Which they may not have access to and would surely add another 2-3000 to the price. Love the rotor.
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Re: Bremont D-Type

Post by WATCHWIZ » Tue May 14, 2019 5:47 pm

It's a stunner. That said there's always the CW D-Type if funds to afford this aren't so readily available.

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Re: Bremont D-Type

Post by tubs84 » Wed May 15, 2019 4:00 pm

WATCHWIZ wrote:
Sun May 12, 2019 6:56 am
One of the best motorsport and British tie-ins going? Absolutely stunning.

https://www.bremont.com/products/jaguar ... %20mixture
Couldn't agree more but then I LOVE Bremont watches and would kill for the Supersonic.

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Re: Bremont D-Type

Post by watchaholic » Wed May 15, 2019 4:20 pm

So, being a bit of a rookie in all things Bremont, tho becoming a huge fan very quickly, I had to look up the supersonic. Wow, the movement/bridge work on that thing is unlike anything I have ever seen. Can someone tell me more?
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Re: Bremont D-Type

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Wed May 15, 2019 4:29 pm

watchaholic wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 4:20 pm
So, being a bit of a rookie in all things Bremont, tho becoming a huge fan very quickly, I had to look up the supersonic. Wow, the movement/bridge work on that thing is unlike anything I have ever seen. Can someone tell me more?
Starting price is £9,450 inc VAT. :shock: :shock: :shock:

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