Blue has been a hot dial colour for a couple of years, with such universal appeal that this regal hue is joining black, white or silver as a default choice. Years ahead of the curve, The Watch Gallery, London’s premier luxury watch retailer, has long used blue as its signature shade. In conjunction with British chronometer manufacturer Bremont, The Watch Gallery has chosen this colour to grace the face of their latest exclusive edition.
Marking the retailer’s partnership with British watchmaker Bremont, the new chronograph – chronometer-certified like all Bremont watches – is only the second special edition on which the two have collaborated. This timepiece follows the success of their previous 2012 collaboration, while celebrating, too, the pending arrival of Bremont’s 15th anniversary since its inception, and the 10th anniversary of the first watch reaching production.
It was in 2002 that the brand’s founders, brothers Nick and Giles English, designed the ALT1-C. The first realisation of their goal to revive British watchmaking, the concept also honoured their background as aviators. As seasoned pilots, they also insisted on chronometer certification for all of their watches, itself a demonstration of the Bremont slogan, “Tested Beyond Endurance”.