Bremont C-17 Special Edition Squadron watch now EXCLUSIVELY offered at public auction

Marina Milojević | 08.17.11 | 02:59 AM

Bremont are donating one of the C-17 Special Edition Squadron watches, to benefit the charities supported by 99 Sqn in 2011, BLESMA & RAFA.

Bremont, a contemporary British watch manufacturer that was voted for the Watch Brand of the Year 2011, offers an exclusive opportunity to obtain a Squadron-only Bremont Watch! The watch, exclusively available to C-17 operators, is now auctioned, which is a unique opportunity for any civilian to own this extraordinary piece. The winner of the auction will also be offered a unique opportunity to visit the 99 Squadron at RAF Brize Norton (UK). However, because of the nature of the offer, the winner may be subject to security checks.

The Bremont C-17 is designed in cooperation with a number of military C-17 pilots. It is a chronograph tailored to meet their specific demands. The modified automatic chronometer (COSC) certified BE-54AE movement is placed at the core of the watch, generously decorated and put behind a see through-glass, embedded in a stainless steel case. This hard and robust housing has a scratch resistance of 2000 Vickers and boasts nine layers of anti-reflective treatment on each side of the crystal. This reduces light reflections on the face of a watch by up to 95%. The watch is equipped with Bremont's new bi-directional Roto-Click® internally rotating bezel, which is controlled by the crown positioned at 8 o’clock. It also features the etched globe on the dial and a bezel that lists the Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) identifiers representing C-17 landing locations in all 24 time zones. The watch shows UTC or 'Zulu' time through its adjustable 24-hour hand.

To place a bid for this watch send an email with a bid at this e-mail address. This is a live auction that ends on Sunday 12th September at midnight BST (British Summer Time). You should also include your full name, your address and a contact telephone number, for a valid bid. The bidding for this watch starts at £1000. Should your bid be successful you will be contacted by Bremont and you will be expected pay for the watch within 48hrs of the auction ending, you may pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer. Delivery date for this watch be before the end of October 2011.

100% of the funds raised by this auction will be donated to the 99 Sqn nominated charities, 50% to BLESMA and 50% to RAFA.

Author: Marina Milojević

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