Gardiner Houlgate will offer four unique uk Breitling replica wristwatches, once presented to British balloon pilot Andy Elson, at its upcoming specialist watch auction.
Taking place on February 23, the four fake watches for sale were presented to Elson to reward his efforts for manned balloon flights in the 1990s and 2000s.
Swiss made fake Breitling UK sponsored and assisted in a range of pioneering balloon record attempts during the late 90s with the mission to circumnavigate the globe.
Andy Elson was involved with several of these attempts breaking duration records along the way, before it was finally achieved in 1999 on the luxury fake Breitling Orbiter 3 piloted by Betrand Piccard and Brian Jones.
These special watches were presented to Andy Elson for the Swiss movement replica Breitling Orbiter 1 & 2 globe attempts and in 2002 for the QinetiQ1 altitude record attempt for a manned balloon flight which was later abandoned following an irreparable tear of the balloon.
Top 1:1 fake Breitling produced and presented the watches with the unique logo dials to each of the pilots and close engineers and technical associates.
High quality copy Breitling Orbiter 2 with the Emergency 121.5MHz wristwatch presented to Andy Elson.
Elson teamed up for a second global attempt with Colin Prescot, as his co-pilot, and Cable & Wireless as sponsors.
The flight splashed down in the Pacific, 70 miles from the coast of Japan, which lasted 18 days and again set a new world duration record, doubling the previous record.
No watch was presented for this attempt so Andy wore his trusted cheap replica Breitling Emergency Orbiter 2.