Unveiling Bell & Ross Novelties: Watches & Wonders 2023 Highlights
At Watches and Wonders 2023, numerous watch brands unveiled their impressive novelties, showcasing their commitment to innovation and craftsmanship. Among them, Bell & Ross stood out, enthralling horology enthusiasts with the launch of three exquisite timepieces that flawlessly embody the brand's dedication to precision, elegance, and cutting-edge design.
This exceptional collection has captivated the audience, leaving an indelible mark on aficionados who admire the intricate art of watchmaking.
The latest captivating novelties from Bell & Ross include:
✔️ BR03-93 GMT Blue: A refined timekeeper for global wanderers
✔️ BR03-92 Diver White Bronze: A striking fusion of design and functionality for underwater explorers
✔️ BR05 Green Gold: A harmonious blend of opulence and sophistication for the modern gentleman
Bell & Ross Novelties - BR03-93 GMT Blue
Bell & Ross Novelties: BR03-93 GMT Blue
Introducing the captivating BR03-93 GMT Blue, the first of these exquisite creations, and an elegant tribute to globetrotters and frequent travelers. This remarkable timepiece boasts dual time zone functionality, making it an indispensable tool for the modern explorer. Its deep blue sunray-patterned dial pays homage to the vast skies traversed by pilots and adventurers alike, while the robust, square case remains true to the brand's aviation roots.
Adorned with unconventional blue and grey shades, the new version of the BR 03-93 GMT offers a fresh, contemporary personality that opens new horizons. The elegant blue Nappa Soft calf leather strap, featuring tone-on-tone stitching, harmoniously complements the blue shade coating on the steel bezel and sunburst dial. As a testament to its originality and unique character, the new BR 03-93 GMT Blue effortlessly transitions from the cockpit to the lounge.
From the first glance, the large blue and grey bezel imparts a distinctive identity to the new BR 03-93 GMT while serving a clear function: the blue displays daytime hours, while the grey indicates nighttime ones. This seamless fusion of style and functionality makes the BR 03-93 GMT Blue a truly exceptional timepiece for both the skies and the ground below.
Functions: hours, minutes, central seconds, second 24-hour time zone and date. Quick setting of the GMT hand, independently of the hour hand
Case: 42 mm in width. Satin-finished and polished steel. Bi-directional rotating bezel with 24-hour scale and blue and grey two-colour anodized aluminum ring
Dial: blue sunray. Indices coated in Super-LumiNova®. Metal skeletonised Super-LumiNova®-filled hour and minute hands and 24-hour hand
Crystal: sapphire with anti-reflective coating
Water resistance: 100m
Strap: blue calfskin leather and ultra-resilient black synthetic fabric.
Buckle: pin. Satin-polished steel
Bell & Ross Novelties - BR03-92 Diver White Bronze
Bell & Ross Novelties: BR03-92 Diver White Bronze
With a pearl white dial complementing its bronze case, the new BR 03-92 Diver White Bronze captures the essence of early underwater explorations while showcasing contemporary sophistication. This timepiece marks a fresh milestone in the maritime journey of Bell & Ross.
Designed as a professional-quality tool for divers, the new BR 03-92 Diver White Bronze adheres to international standard ISO-6425, ensuring it withstands diving in water at depths of at least 100 meters and features a secure measuring system. The watch also boasts magnetic resistance, shock resistance, and saltwater resistance, making it a truly worthy underwater instrument by Swiss standards.
Bell & Ross has demonstrated in-depth expertise in underwater matters since 1997, when they released the Hydromax, their first diver's watch. This model achieved a world record for perfect watertightness to a depth of 11,100 meters, made possible by filling the case with a patented transparent fluorinated oil – a major innovation.
Case: 42mm wide. Satin-finished and polished CuSn8 bronze. Unidirectional rotating solid bronze bezel with 60-minute scale and brown anodised aluminium ring. Screw-down crown. Crown guard. Steel case-back.
Dial: silver opaline. Rose gold-plated applique indices with SuperLumiNova® inserts. Gold-plated metal skeletonised Super-LumiNova®- filled hour, minute and seconds hands
Crystal: sapphire with anti-reflective coating
Water resistance: 300m
Strap: brown calfskin leather and woven black rubber
Buckle: pin. Satin-finished and polished bronze
Bell & Ross Novelties - BR05 Green Gold
Bell & Ross Novelties: BR05 Green Gold
The verdant hue of the BR 05 Green Gold symbolizes triumph, conjuring images of lush trees, specifically fir or spruce. Showcasing a vibrant, shimmering green tone, the captivating dial features a painted metal plate that exhibits a striking sunburst effect. As it tilts, the color shifts, reflecting light in varying degrees and ranging from an almost fluorescent hue to a deep bottle green. This unparalleled depth of color is achieved through the meticulous application of multiple layers of tinted green varnish.
Embodying a harmonious fusion of opulent green hues and luxurious gold tones, the BR05 Green Gold timepiece exudes sophistication and elegance. Its refined design marries a distinctive cushion-shaped case with an integrated bracelet, epitomizing contemporary luxury. The eye-catching green dial, adorned with golden indices and hands, demonstrates the brand's relentless pursuit of perfection in both form and function.
The integrated bracelet is designed entirely in satin-brushed gold. Only the small links have a polished finish. A second alligator-leather strap is available in a classic style that pairs well with this chic, elegant timepiece. This is the first time the BR 05 has featured a leather strap.