Bremon?

Does anyone know anything about this brand? I've looked on the internet and can't find anything at all. It has 15 jewels and is manual wind.

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Have you?

That’s a 1940s offshoot of Hoeter. That’s a very common dial type from the era, I have a very similar one in a Universal Geneve (albeit mine has a sub-second dial and no sweep seconds), so it’s a “jobber” and the movement will be a decent ebauche (hard to tell without pictures). Red sweep seconds hand would still be appropriate for a 1940s watch, as we’ve all recently debated on here. Bremon moved into the offices of Breitling in the 1950s, so there is a tie into Breitling (but not with yours, so don‘t get excited). Breitling were bought by Sicura, and therefore the brand died around then.

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Don’t know but it is certainly very beautiful!

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I must be on mute… 

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Porthole

Have you?

That’s a 1940s offshoot of Hoeter. That’s a very common dial type from the era, I have a very similar one in a Universal Geneve (albeit mine has a sub-second dial and no sweep seconds), so it’s a “jobber” and the movement will be a decent ebauche (hard to tell without pictures). Red sweep seconds hand would still be appropriate for a 1940s watch, as we’ve all recently debated on here. Bremon moved into the offices of Breitling in the 1950s, so there is a tie into Breitling (but not with yours, so don‘t get excited). Breitling were bought by Sicura, and therefore the brand died around then.

Thank you, that's really interesting. It's losing about 3 mins a day, which isn't too bad considering the age.

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Michael1953

Don’t know but it is certainly very beautiful!

Yes I'm completely in love with it.

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Charles85

Thank you, that's really interesting. It's losing about 3 mins a day, which isn't too bad considering the age.

That’s good, I’d settle for that. It would certainly be a watch I would consider if I saw it on my travels, it is very much a @Porthole special.