Now that the SIHH 2017 is off, it’s time for the Baselworld-presenting brands to begin to disclose (a section of) their new assortments. One of the first watchmakers to pull the trigger is Bell & Ross, which is making a comeback to moderate flying focused pieces, after a couple of cycles dependent on dashing vehicles or complications . Notorious square case, realistic lines, matte completing, utilitarian look, monochromatic tones and Bauhaus inspiration… Here are the Bell & Ross BR03-92 Horograph and BR03-92 Horolum (the latter being a 500-piece restricted edition).
The new Bell & Ross BR03-92 Horograph and BR03-92 Horolum are back-to-fundamental watches. In view of the more modest rendition of the “circle inside a square“, dashboard instrument-like case (42mm x 42mm), they are basic watches, which come with that utilitarian/device look so devoted to the underlying foundations of the Parisian brand. These two versions of the BR03-92 follow the precepts of the watch presented in 2005, with a capacity situated style and an accentuate on utmost legibility – much the same as a flying instrument on the dashboard of a plane. For these two versions, Bell & Ross takes again motivation from aeronautics, however this time in the military style, yet with something very startling, yet for a cool result.
Bell & Ross BR03-92 Horograph
The first version, the Bell & Ross BR03-92 Horograph (“Horo”, from the Latin “Hora” (hour), and “Graph” which means designs) depends on the idea of the checks in air terminal terminals. Without a doubt, with its dark dial on which white stick hands and records are running, the Horograph looks very realistic and totally neat. This smooth, moderate look is supported by the miniature impacted completion applied on the steel case – the first occasion when that B&R utilizes this matte surface on its notorious square case. The outcome is an unpleasant watch, totally gave to the capacity and with a cool more obscure dim tone. The Bell & Ross BR03-92 Horograph is got to the wrist by a dark elastic lash (in addition to an extra super safe dark engineered fabric) and is fueled by an ETA-like programmed development. Cost: 2,700 Euro.
Bell & Ross BR03-92 Horolum Limited Edition
The second version, a restricted release of 500 pieces, depends on the customary 12-3-6-9 sandwich dial, with military motivation, that is currently completely known among authorities. However, for this BR03-92 Horolum (from the latin Lumen, which means light), Bell & Ross underscored on the glowing material utilized on the hands and records, to make a watch unmistakable both during the day and around evening time. To be sure, with its completely monochromatic look, as both the case, the dial and the hands are matte shot metal, the lone piece of the watch that stays noticeable is the beige brilliant paint, which will firmly shine in green around evening time. This reviews the shading used to illuminate air terminal runways. Indeed, the primary target stays the utilitarian standard of the boosted readability and the somewhat stealthy look of the watch, much the same as an instrument that ought to never upset the client. This Bell & Ross BR03-92 Horolum is coming on a dark green cowhide strap (plus an extra super safe dark manufactured fabric) and is controlled by an ETA-like programmed development. Cost: 2,990 Euro.
More subtleties on these two curiosities and on the BR03-92 all in all on www.bellross.com .