Bremont Celebrates a Major Mountaineering Feat with the Project Possible

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To say that 2019 was a big year for the sport of mountaineering would be a major understatement. As many readers are likely aware, Nirmal “Nims” Purja absolutely destroyed a fairly significant mountaineering record last year when he summited the 14 tallest mountains on the planet in a span of less than 7 months. The previous record for this accomplishment? That would be eight years. It’s a truly stunning feat, and to celebrate the occasion Bremont (who sponsored Purja on his trek) is releasing a pretty special watch. Let’s take a closer look at the new Bremont Project Possible.


Bremont Project Possible

  • Case Material: Titanium
  • Dial: Blue
  • Dimensions: 43mm
  • Crystal: Sapphire     
  • Water Resistance: 500 meters 
  • Crown: Screw down              
  • Movement: BE-93-2AV
  • Strap/bracelet: Leather
  • Price: $6,695
  • Reference Number: n/a
  • Expected Release: Available now 

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The Project Possible is a GMT diver based on the Bremont Supermarine 500. This one, of course, has some special attributes that tie it to Purja’s 6 months of extraordinary mountaineering. The case is titanium, and features a bronze bezel with a ceramic blue insert. This watch represents the first time Bremont has used bronze in a watch, and it’s implemented to nice effect here, with bronze hands to match the tone of the bezel assembly. On the dial you’ll also find an image of the Project Possible logo, but it’s quite subtle and doesn’t scream “Special Edition” as some watches in this category have a tendency to do.

The backside of the watch has a further tribute to Purja on the winding rotor, where the height, in meters, of the 14 peaks that were part of his expedition are engraved. As you can see in the photo, these figures take up basically all of the available space on the rotor, underlining the massive nature of Purja’s record setting accomplishment.

The Project Possible is an extremely capable tool watch underneath the limited edition frills. It’s water resistant to 500 meters even with the sapphire case back, and the GMT functionality is obviously handy even if you’re not traveling through the Himalayas setting mountaineering records. The 43mm titanium case is built on Bremont’s Trip-Tick platform, and it’s been DLC coated for scratch resistance and durability. The watch is powered by the BE-93-2AV caliber, a modified version of the venerable ETA 2893-2.

Limited to just 300 pieces, the Project Possible has a retail price of $6,695. Bremont

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Zach is a native of New Hampshire, and he has been interested in watches since the age of 13, when he walked into Macy’s and bought a gaudy, quartz, two-tone Citizen chronograph with his hard earned Bar Mitzvah money. It was lost in a move years ago, but he continues to hunt for a similar piece on eBay. Zach loves a wide variety of watches, but leans toward classic designs and proportions that have stood the test of time. He is currently obsessed with Grand Seiko.
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