British marque Bremont has taken design inspiration from a wide variety of sources over the years, ranging from classic Jaguar racing prototypes to the British military, but the core of the brand’s ethos has always been aviation. The ALT1 line of chronographs has long been one of the clearest and best examples of Bremont’s aviation-flavored style, and with two new announcements for 2020 the series extends its pool of flying inspirations to include the final Mark XIX model of the legendary Supermarine Spitfire fighter plane, as well as the cutting-edge world of jet-powered wingsuit flight. Both new models, the ALT1-C Griffon and the ALT1-P2 JET, reinterpret the ALT1’s classic sports chronograph formula in dramatically different ways.
The first of these, the Bremont ALT1-C Griffon, is undoubtedly the more elegant and refined of the two models. Building on the ALT1-C design that has been a staple of the brand since its inception in 2007, the Griffon pays tribute to the final generation ..