Advertisement feature: what to consider when buying a luxury watch
Some handy tips if you're looking to buy...
Posted: 04 Dec 2012
If your watch has been ejected from a plane, it'll probably be OK if you drop it down the side of the bed. These are the extremes some manufacturers go to when testing their timepieces. For its MB range, Bremont demanded that each watch could survive a fighter plane ejection. So they strapped one to a test pilot's wrist, sent him up into the skies and pulled the big red lever... Less hardcore, but still important, development cash goes into things like accuracy. Some chronographs, for example, are certified by the COSC, the independent Swiss body that sets the stringent standards for such things.
Advertisement feature in partnership with the watchgallery.co.uk