Bremont Norton Limited Edition Chronograph

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SKU AS01644
SKU AS01644

Why We Love it

Yes, we're vintage watch snobs.

In virtually any comparison, we'll take a piece that has been properly aged over something shiny and new. There is just something inherently superior in our minds about a timepiece that has already passed through time. It gets a little metaphysical, a little emotional, a little wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey to explain properly, but you're with us, right?

Anyhow, there are a few specific times when only a modern wristwatch will do the job--and those times are in the field, or in the water. If you're out digging up Unicorn bones in the Scottish highlands, battling space aliens with adaptive camouflage in some equatorial rainforest, defending your urban stronghold against a raging zombie horde, or diving for lost treasure, chances are a modern timepiece would be a better tool for the job. It has something to do with their inherently superior water resistance, durability, accuracy, as well as their ease of replacement and all that. We won't bore you with the practicality of it all.

Seeing that we at Analog/Shift engage in at least one of these activities on a monthly basis, we have had to make some tough decisions and select modern watches that are up to difficult tasks without being, you know, too modern and bleh.

Bremont is a true rarity in the modern timepiece industry. Independently owned, Bremont produces incredibly high quality purpose-built timepieces in Great Britain with a distinctively aeronautical theme.  Utilizing their custom Trip-Tick cases and modified Swiss Calibres tuned to Chronometer grade, Bremont's collection showcases the passion for engineering and aviation that the owners, the appropriately named Nick & Giles English, hold close to their hearts. We're suckers for timepieces with soul, and Bremont has it in spades.

Furthermore, when Bremont does a limited edition, they are truly and actually limited. Our Norton chronograph, featured here, is one of just 200 such pieces produced in 2009, and long ago sold out. Coming fully loaded with all the features a modern tool chronograph should come with (including a domed sapphire crystal, 100M depth rating, SuperLuminova hands, and a hardened steel case), and powered by a modified Valjoux 7750, the ultimate beauty of the Norton is in its decidedly retro styling, cued by the Norton Commando 961 motorbikes. 

This particular piece comes from our personal collection, and we know we'll regret it once it's gone. 

For more on the Norton, head over to Bremont's website, HERE.

A:S Guarantee

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Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.

Warranty

We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

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All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Bremont Norton Limited Edition Chronograph

Bremont Norton Limited Edition Chronograph

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Bremont Norton Limited Edition Chronograph

Why We Love it

Yes, we're vintage watch snobs.

In virtually any comparison, we'll take a piece that has been properly aged over something shiny and new. There is just something inherently superior in our minds about a timepiece that has already passed through time. It gets a little metaphysical, a little emotional, a little wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey to explain properly, but you're with us, right?

Anyhow, there are a few specific times when only a modern wristwatch will do the job--and those times are in the field, or in the water. If you're out digging up Unicorn bones in the Scottish highlands, battling space aliens with adaptive camouflage in some equatorial rainforest, defending your urban stronghold against a raging zombie horde, or diving for lost treasure, chances are a modern timepiece would be a better tool for the job. It has something to do with their inherently superior water resistance, durability, accuracy, as well as their ease of replacement and all that. We won't bore you with the practicality of it all.

Seeing that we at Analog/Shift engage in at least one of these activities on a monthly basis, we have had to make some tough decisions and select modern watches that are up to difficult tasks without being, you know, too modern and bleh.

Bremont is a true rarity in the modern timepiece industry. Independently owned, Bremont produces incredibly high quality purpose-built timepieces in Great Britain with a distinctively aeronautical theme.  Utilizing their custom Trip-Tick cases and modified Swiss Calibres tuned to Chronometer grade, Bremont's collection showcases the passion for engineering and aviation that the owners, the appropriately named Nick & Giles English, hold close to their hearts. We're suckers for timepieces with soul, and Bremont has it in spades.

Furthermore, when Bremont does a limited edition, they are truly and actually limited. Our Norton chronograph, featured here, is one of just 200 such pieces produced in 2009, and long ago sold out. Coming fully loaded with all the features a modern tool chronograph should come with (including a domed sapphire crystal, 100M depth rating, SuperLuminova hands, and a hardened steel case), and powered by a modified Valjoux 7750, the ultimate beauty of the Norton is in its decidedly retro styling, cued by the Norton Commando 961 motorbikes. 

This particular piece comes from our personal collection, and we know we'll regret it once it's gone. 

For more on the Norton, head over to Bremont's website, HERE.

A:S Guarantee

+

Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.

Warranty

We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

+

All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

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