Today the members of the Royal family proudly wear original Graham watches – chronographs that were named after their renowned countryman – genial English watchmaker George Graham. It was he, who invented a chronograph almost 300 years ago, has worked all his life on the improvement of the watch mechanism and reached unsurpassed for the 18th century results: at the time, when other watches showed time with the inaccuracy of up to 10 minutes per day, Graham’s chronographs had an inaccuracy only of up to 1 second. His aperiodic descent named after him is used even today. The member of the Royal community, who created the watch for Greenwich Observatory, a famous inventor, who provided the world with Graham brand (more than 3,000 watches), who made numerous discoveries, was unheralded soon after his death. In 1996 a Swiss company Les Monts SA from a renowned town of watchmakers La Chaux-de-Fonds revived the ancient brand as a part of British Masters manufacture and gave an opportunity to connoisseurs to buy wrist Graham watches, where the best British traditions and Swiss innovations were combined. The first model of watches called Foudroyante Chrono that means “flash-like” made a furor – “flash-like” hand of this split-chronograph fixes one eighths of the second and a gentleman design attracts with elegant luxury. 2 columnar wheels of the mechanism are not only a tribute to traditions, but also a guarantee of speed and accuracy of measurements. Reliable incabloc serves as a protection for balance shaft from mechanical damages.
The leverage of the oscillator and huge buttons, which are located on the left of the sizable case (from 40 mm in diameter) and often having a brutal look, make genuine Graham watches unique. They ease an access to necessary functions, it is very important, for example, for aviators, sportsmen. A well readable dial, protection from water at the depth up to 600 meters and a reliable shock protection, complex multifunctional mechanisms, the plates of which are adorned with the engraving “Geneva lines” – all this is an innovational approach to the best traditions of lux class watches. Naturally, the price for authentic Graham watches is affordable either for sport, speed, extreme lovers or for admirers of classics of superior class.
The watch emphasizing courage, strength and at the same time possessing unique reliability and accuracy attracted attention of the organizers of many sports events. Today a luxurious Graham brand is an official timekeeper of famous motorcycle races, which take place on Man island (England). RBS 6 Nations collection is a name of the popular rugby championship and at the same time a collection of watches released to honor this championship, the sponsor of which is this brand. And Silverstone series was appreciated by Formula-1 racers, not only because it was named after a well-known track, where the races take place. This highly technological sports chronograph with tachometric scale, function of double time and flyback function, counters of minutes and seconds, reliable shock proof system Incabloc, diameter of the case from 44 to 48 mm is indispensable in extreme race conditions. One of the brand novelties is a watch for aviators Chronofighter 1695 provided with left-side exclusive leverage for comfort, indispensable flyback button, well readable counters on the dial enclosed into a golden or steel case with the diameter of 42 mm. The back case is adorned with the engraving with the image of Greenwich Royal Observatory and it confirms one more time that to buy Graham watches for the best price means to join the legend which was revived in Switzerland today for you.