While the fundamental concentration for Bell & Ross in 2019 was the presentation of its extravagance sports watch, the BR05 collection (despite the fact that there were different watches dispatched too ), 2020 will be centered around the alleged “core range”. This implies simple, with military or aeronautical-propelled pieces from the instrument or vintage collection, in view of flight instruments. It is in this soul that Bell & Ross has quite recently introduced three new watches that summon its three domains of articulation: land, air and ocean. Meet the new Bell & Ross Vintage models, BR V2-92 Military Green, BR V2-93 GMT Blue and BR V2-94 Aeronavale Bronze.
Bell & Ross is as a matter of first importance a brand motivated by the military world and dedicated to apparatus looks for route. Back in 1992, when Carlos Rosillo and Bruno Belamich presented the brand, the principle center was to make strong and useful watches (made by Sinn in those days), with aeronautical and unique powers foundation. The genuine defining moment came in 2005 when Bell & Ross presented its BR01, a watch that would characterize the brand for the decade to come, with its notorious “circle inside a square” plan , enlivened by antique dashboard instruments. Surely, the brand has as of late moved to more metropolitan and contemporary plans, explicitly with the BR05 – despite the fact that its plan is still very B&R.
Still, don’t think Bell & Ross has failed to remember its underlying foundations. The BR05 is an important development for a brand that needs to develop, nonetheless, the center reach stays enlivened by flight and military instruments – and this will be the concentration for 2020, as the brand divulges some new increases to the Vintage collection. While the BR01 and BR03 models are effectively recognizable with their square-molded case, the Vintage V1 and V2 watches are the brand’s inspiration of a more exemplary watch, with a round case and more “traditional” codes. In any case, as you’ll see with the new BR V2-92 Military Green, BR V2-93 GMT Blue and BR V2-94 Aeronavale Bronze, aeronautical and military motivations are still present.
Bell & Ross BR V2-92 Military GreeN
The first of the three new watches is an exemplary topic for Bell & Ross, with a lot of military subtleties. It depends on the 3-hand BR V2-92, the bigger form with outer bezel, a watch we’ve as of now investigated in numerous releases, like the Steel Heritage or its nearest sister, the Military Beige .
Without changing the specialized subtleties or determinations, Bell & Ross presents a new form with a khaki green dial and enormous Arabic numerals from the LUM collection , with green-shaded Super-LumiNova C3. These numerals have advanced over the long run, and are presently outlined in dark and have more profundity. Additionally, the moment track has been streamlined to a railroad style and the hands hold the exemplary B&R pilot’s-roused plan. A date is situated at 4h30 (the content will be dark on the last version).
As for the trust the evidence speak for itself, the instance of the BR V2-92 Military Green actually gauges 41mm, with short drags and an ensured crown. It has silk and cleaned surfaces and highlights a bi-directional bezel with an hour long scale on the anodized dark aluminum embed. A clear yet very cool plan generally speaking, which is far superior when matched with the khaki and dark material “NATO stretch” tie, produced using parachute ties – given by our companion Erika from Erikasoriginals . A steel bracelet with collapsing fasten is likewise available.
Powering this watch is the automatic BR-CAL.302 (in light of the Sellita SW 300-1), a notable and dependable development that brags 42 hours power save and beats at 4Hz. It is obvious through a sapphire caseback. The watch likewise includes a screw-down crown and is water-impervious to 100m.
The Bell & Ross BR V2-92 Military Green will be estimated at EUR 2,700 on material lash or EUR 2,990 on steel bracelet. More subtleties and preorders here (accessible April 2020).
Quick facts: 41mm distance across – silk and cleaned steel case – bi-directional bezel with hour long aluminum embed – screw-down crown – box-molded sapphire precious stone – khaki green dial – 100m water-safe – BR-CAL.302 (Sellita SW 300), programmed – 42h force hold – 4Hz – H-M-S and date – khaki and dark flexible material tie or glossy silk cleaned steel bracelet – BRV292-MKA-ST/SF (material) at EUR 2,700 or BRV292-MKA-ST/SST (steel) at EUR 2,990
Bell & Ross BR V2-93 GMT Blue
The second model in this “core-range” collection is the Bell & Ross BR V2-93 GMT Blue, a watch committed to air. While B&R is generally represented considerable authority in military pilot’s watches, this new watch the regular citizen form made for voyagers. It depends on the all around existing GMT model, introduced here . Just accessible in a solitary release as of not long ago, the brand adds a second form with a blue scheme.
The new GMT Blue, as shown by its name, comes with a lovely sunray naval force dial. This watch is more contemporary than different models in the collection, with white glowing material and more specialized tones. It actually holds exemplary B&R components, however, with the mark Arabic numerals and the pilot hands. Notwithstanding the hours, minutes, seconds and date, we make some subsequent memories zone showed by a huge red bolt formed hand.
The 41mm steel case, glossy silk and brushed, is equivalent to different watches – screw-down crown, box-molded sapphire precious stone, 100m water-obstruction – however the bi-directional bezel includes a two-tone, blue and dark aluminum embed with a 24-hour scale, which can be utilized to follow a third time region. The BR V2-93 GMT Blue is offered on a dark and blue material “NATO stretch” tie (again from Erikasoriginals) or on a steel bracelet.
Inside the case is the attempted and-tested BR-CAL.303 (based Sellita SW 330-1) with 4Hz recurrence and 42h force save. All changes are made by the crown.
The Bell & Ross BR V2-93 GMT Blue will be estimated at EUR 2,900 on material lash or EUR 3,200 on steel bracelet. More subtleties and preorders here (accessible February 2020).
Quick facts: 41mm width – silk and cleaned steel case – bi-directional bezel with 24-hour aluminum bi-shading embed – screw-down crown – box-molded sapphire precious stone – blue sunray dial – 100m water-safe – BR-CAL.303 (Sellita SW 330), programmed – 42h force hold – 4Hz – H-M-S, second time region and date – dim and blue flexible material tie or glossy silk cleaned steel bracelet – BRV293-BLU-ST/SF (material) at EUR 2,900 or BRV293-BLU-ST/SST (steel) at EUR 3,200
Bell & Ross BR V2-94 Aeronavale Bronze
Last yet not least, Bell & Ross follows the accomplishment of its bronze Vintage chronograph – the JPS-like model of Baselworld 2019 – with another appealing bronze watch, this time with a nautical topic and a blue shading plan, with the BR V2-94 Aeronavale Bronze.
This new model holds the 41mm case made of CuAI7Si2 bronze, a combination composed of 91% copper, 7% aluminum and 2% silicon and that has an unmistakable yellow gold tone. Albeit balanced out, the material changes over the long run and will acquire a sensible measure of patina. To regard the standards of the remainder of the collection, both the crown and the pushers screw-down, with 100m water-opposition. This model is worn on a blue material “NATO stretch” lash with bronze-hued hardware.
What’s new on this form, to coordinate the “Aeronavale” name (a French word for Navy), is the full-blue subject, from the dial to the fixed hour long bezel and its anodized aluminum embed. This is an exemplary shading plan for Bell & Ross, which has been utilizing it in various previous Vintage watches, remembering the gold-hued emphasizes for the dial, which incorporates applied lists, and the hands. Be that as it may, here, with the bronze case, it bodes well and looks very attractive.
The watch is fueled by the BR-CAL.301 (ETA 2894-2), a programmed bi-compax particular chronograph development, with date and little seconds. The Bell & Ross BR V2-94 Aeronavale Bronze on Canvas lash will be evaluated at EUR 4,900 and is restricted to 999 pieces. More subtleties and preorders here (accessible May 2020).
Quick facts: 41mm width – glossy silk and cleaned CuAI7Si2 bronze case – fixed bezel with hour long aluminum blue addition – screw-down crown and pushers – box-molded sapphire precious stone – blue sunray dial with brilliant accents – 100m water-safe – BR-CAL.301 (ETA 2894-2), programmed – 42h force save – 4Hz – H-M-S, date and chronograph – blue versatile material tie with bronze-hued equipment – restricted to 999 pieces – BRV294-BLU-BR/SCA at EUR 4,900