Designed in partnership with Williams Racing
Limited to 244 pieces
High performance meets extreme durability
43mm DLC Trip-Tick® case
Includes Williams Racing Wheel Nut
Drawing upon respective British heritages and a dedication to precision engineering, Bremont and Williams Racing present the WR-45 chronograph. Limited to 244 pieces, a reference to the number of races Williams Racing has had one or both drivers on the podium, the WR-45 brings a sleek aesthetic to Bremont’s Motorsport Collection. Uniquely, each watch will come with an original wheel nut from historic Williams Racing cars, certified by Williams Racing.
3 year warranty
Bremont focuses purely on beautifully made mechanical movements and every watch in our core collection has passed each of the rigorous precision tests necessary for the ISO 3159 chronometer designation. Every movement is finished to the highest levels of craftsmanship and all are guaranteed to within -4 and +6 seconds per day. For this reason Bremont is one of the few watch makers to offer at least a 3-year warranty on every timepiece.
Proudly made in the UK
Great Britain has a wonderful history when it comes to watch making and has probably been the home to more advances in horology than any other nation. Bremont is determined to play a pivotal role in the reinvigoration of this industry on British shores and as a result, Bremont manufactures parts at its Parts Manufacturing Facility and every Bremont is hand-build and tested before leaving the Henley-on-Thames workshop.
The design of the WR-45 embodies Bremont’s maxim of being ‘Tested beyond Endurance’ bringing together high performance and extreme durability, a perfect fit for the Williams Racing team who will be putting the watch through its paces throughout the F1 calendar.
The 43mm chronograph brings in a new case design to the Williams Racing range whilst maintaining its tachymeter function, a must-have for timing that running mile. The WR-45 uses Bremont’s immediately recognisable 3-piece Trip-Tick® case construction which has been DLC treated. Boasting a 56-hour power reserve, the WR-45 comes on a black Alcantara strap, a material traditionally used for racing car steering wheels.
The finer detail you’ll want to know...
Modified Calibre 13 1/4’’’ BE-53AV
Glucydur balance wheel
Anachron balance spring
56-hour power reserve
Custom decorated rotor inspired by Williams Racing car rim
Chronograph centre sweep seconds hand
Small seconds counter at 9 Hour
Chronograph small counters with 30 minutes counter at 3 Hour and 12 hour counter at 6 Hour
Date at 6 Hour
DLC treated stainless steel Bremont Trip-Tick® case construction with tachymeter.
Push down crown.
Case Diameter: 43mm
Case Length: 50mm
Case Depth: 16mm
Lug Width: 22mm
DLC treated stainless steel with integrated flat exhibition crystal, 5 5 DLC screws
Dial & Hands
Black metal dial with applied indexes, filled with Super-LumiNova® (Blue emission).
6 Hour sub dial framed with a ring comprising of the primary colours for the Williams Racing livery.
Black PVD Hour and Minute hands, filled with Super-LumiNova® (Blue emission).
Chronograph hand painted in 'Racing Red'.
Triangle sub dial hands, 3 Hour & 6 Hour painted in white, 9 Hour painted in Williams Racing blue.
Date window at 6 Hour position.
Domed anti-reflective, scratch resistant sapphire crystal
10 ATM, 100 metres
Black Alcantara strap with DLC treated stainless steel pin buckle.
Ratings & Certification
Chronometer rated to ISO 3159 standard
118g (watch head only)
Turning the watch over reveals the BE-53AV movement with 56 hour power reserve and custom Williams Racing inspired rotor, reminiscent of the race car's rim.
Limited to 244 pieces, a reference to the number of races Williams Racing has had one or both drivers on the podium, the WR-45 brings a sleek aesthetic to Bremont’s Motorsport Collection.
A true memento of British racing history
Uniquely, each watch will come with an original wheel nut from historic Williams Racing cars, certified by Williams Racing.
Blue emission Super-LumiNova® has been applied to the hands and indexes to ensure excellent visibility in poor lighting conditions.
REINVIGORATING THE BRITISH WATCH INDUSTRY
It is not completely unexpected to find that the world sets its time by Greenwich and not by Geneva. Whilst Geneva and Switzerland may be producing the vast majority of luxury wristwatches today, this certainly wasn’t always the case. In 1800 half of the world's watches, around 200,000 pieces a year, were produced on British shores by British watchmakers, which is an incredible statistic. Another wonderful statistic is that probably over 60-70% of the innovation in a modern day mechanical watch has come from Britain, including every major escapement design. Bremont's mission has always been to play a part in bringing back watchmaking to British shores.The Full story
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