15 August 2017
Bell & Ross

Noctural Camouflage

Posted on August 15, 2017 at 2:21 PM by / 0

Watchmaker Bell & Ross has, over time, become a reference in the instrument watch field. Since its inception, the brand has produced models in its dedicated pursuit of superior performance. As part of this quest, it has forged links with the world of the military – one of its key domains. The brand works regularly with professional elite units such as GIGN (Special Operations Unit of the French National Gendarmerie) and RAID (Search, Assistance, Intervention, Deterrence Unit of the French National Police Force), whose missions often depend on the strictest timing.

Just like the Phantom concept, launched in 2007, and the Commando collection of 2009, the new BR03-92 Black Camo (short for camouflage) represents another link in the Bell & Ross camouflage watch series and completes the Bell & Ross camouflage family. The new BR 03-92 Black Camo is the latest addition to the successful series of Bell & Ross camouflage watches. For this model, the brand has developed an original military-type tricolor coating. Its dial is covered with a patchwork of matte greys, its case and strap in matte black. This high-tech timepiece is practically undetectable, especially at night. Its matte-treated colors also avoid the risk of undesirable reflections. This means it can be worn during tailing missions or operations in hostile territory with no risk of detection.

The BR 03-92 Black Camo retains all the technical features: its display is perfectly legible both day and night thanks to the photo luminescent coating on its hands, indices and numerals. Elite units must be able to read the time easily and accurately during missions.

HIGH-TECH AND VERY EFFICIENT
The BR 03-92 Black Camo is driven by a highly accurate Swiss self-winding mechanical movement. It features a date function in a window between 4 and 5 o’clock. The time display is based on the brand’s visual signature: large numerals accompanied by baton indices for perfect legibility. The design of the hands is also very distinctive: slender for the minutes and broader for the hours, to avoid any risk of confusion. The four large numerals (3, 6, 9, 12), impressive in both design and size, are also a Bell & Ross classic.

The case of the BR 03-92 Black Camo uses mass-colored ceramic. Wear-resistant and unalterable, this material is second to diamond in terms of hardness. Almost scratch-resistant, ceramic is tougher and lighter than steel. It guarantees remark- able durability, which is indispensable in an instrument used in dangerous military operations. And finally, it is hypoallergenic and heats only slightly, making it very comfortable to wear even in hot weather.

The sandwich type dial is made up of two superposed inserts. The lower one has a black Superluminova® coating bearing the numerals and indices. The upper one carries the camouflage pattern. The die cutting for the numerals and indices reveals the black Superluminova®. This system guarantees impeccable legibility, both day and night.

The new BR 03-92 Black Camo is the third link of Bell & Ross’ camouflage family and combines the brand’s core aeronautical and military references. The BR 03-92 Black Camo is ideal for extreme professional situations and also for the everyday great adventures.



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