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Sunray02
11-03-2015, 11:48 AM
With two weeks to go this event appears to have been overlooked here, is anyone planning to go?

Gavin

RedsBluesGreens
11-03-2015, 11:54 AM
I will be there on the Thursday evening, but standby Gavin - myself and Jeremy have an announcement later on.

J.

Oracle
11-03-2015, 12:13 PM
Can't make it this year, but Carl Moody will be there. Have a good time Jake.

RedsBluesGreens
11-03-2015, 12:20 PM
Can't make it this year, but Carl Moody will be there. Have a good time Jake.

Thanks David, it's a shame that you can't make it.

J.

SuperRichieM
11-03-2015, 01:22 PM
I'm hoping to go on the Saturday (a two week old baby means getting the day off will need to be carefully managed though!).

Jake - looking forward to your announcent!!

Rich.

RedsBluesGreens
11-03-2015, 03:48 PM
I'm hoping to go on the Saturday (a two week old baby means getting the day off will need to be carefully managed though!).


Congratulations on the arrival of the little one, Rich!

J.

jwalker9
11-03-2015, 04:18 PM
Thanks to the kindness of the ladies at Bremont, I have a few passes to the Salon QP exhibit next week, for Friday and Saturday! If you are available to attend to the show, please DM me and I will get back to you on availability.

Jeremy

SuperRichieM
11-03-2015, 08:11 PM
Congratulations on the arrival of the little one, Rich!

J.

Thanks Jake, hope all's well with you. Cheers, Rich.

Oracle
11-04-2015, 12:23 PM
I'm hoping to go on the Saturday (a two week old baby means getting the day off will need to be carefully managed though!).

Jake - looking forward to your announcent!!

Rich.

Great news Rich. Hope mum and little one doing well.

Best wishes. David

SuperRichieM
11-04-2015, 01:56 PM
Great news Rich. Hope mum and little one doing well.

Best wishes. David

Thanks David, so far so good (I now need to work on securing another Bremont to hand down as well!)

Oracle
11-04-2015, 04:33 PM
Thanks David, so far so good (I now need to work on securing another Bremont to hand down as well!)
In the true spirit of Bremont, of course, Rich! ;)

RedsBluesGreens
11-14-2015, 05:17 PM
Here are a few pictures of Bremont from Salon QP, for those who didn't go. I'd love to see any others anyone have from their visit(s).

My #womw for the day - MBII/TWG.

http://i1369.photobucket.com/albums/ag211/RBG/Mobile%20Uploads/73A3BB3F-71C6-4D9D-81B1-51C81B337CB0_zpsbiozptka.jpg (http://s1369.photobucket.com/user/RBG/media/Mobile%20Uploads/73A3BB3F-71C6-4D9D-81B1-51C81B337CB0_zpsbiozptka.jpg.html)


A bonnet on loan from Jaguar for the event - it will be available to see in the Mayfair boutique up until Christmas, by kind permission of JLR.

http://i1369.photobucket.com/albums/ag211/RBG/Mobile%20Uploads/BA077E9D-0DB4-407B-8062-357B75E53E73_zpscfivvtig.jpg (http://s1369.photobucket.com/user/RBG/media/Mobile%20Uploads/BA077E9D-0DB4-407B-8062-357B75E53E73_zpscfivvtig.jpg.html)


Two display cases highlighting and showcasing the Silverstone manufacturing facility, and the work they do. Below can be seen the various stages of the making of the polished case, as seen on the ALT1-C/PW. It's obviously hard to get a high shine, thus the case is not hardened like the rest of the range. The hand polished finished is rather incredible, and I am told takes great skill to create!

http://i1369.photobucket.com/albums/ag211/RBG/Mobile%20Uploads/4F75569C-920D-4C0B-AF44-EC5DA341AC41_zpsmzm3lisr.jpg (http://s1369.photobucket.com/user/RBG/media/Mobile%20Uploads/4F75569C-920D-4C0B-AF44-EC5DA341AC41_zpsmzm3lisr.jpg.html)


In this case are the movement main plates (the gold coloured 'sheet'), that are now being made in Silverstone - representing a big step forward in watchmaking for Bremont. Below that can be seen a section of the steel bar that the cases are milled out of, and the various parts of the case after being made before being hardened.

Bremont were showing a video on an iPad next to this display case, showing how the cases are actually made by the machine, and then the way that a special measuring tool checks the exact depth of all the screw holes, indents, and even the Bremont engraved logo on the caseback. Rather incredible. I shall try and get a copy of the video for those who haven't seen it - it is definitely worth a watch (or 5!)

http://i1369.photobucket.com/albums/ag211/RBG/Mobile%20Uploads/FD6760CF-EB61-4017-87EA-94E414F158BF_zpsp5ntdrsw.jpg (http://s1369.photobucket.com/user/RBG/media/Mobile%20Uploads/FD6760CF-EB61-4017-87EA-94E414F158BF_zpsp5ntdrsw.jpg.html)


J.