Just like the hallmark circle-inside a-square BR01 or BR03 models, the as of late refreshed Vintage assortment by Bell & Ross stays most importantly a pilot’s watch. Aside from the chronograph, what could be the following most important complication to have on such a watch? Indeed, the appropriate response is a GMT work, obviously. Mindful of that, Bell & Ross presents the Vintage BRV2-93 GMT with a 24-hour focal hand and a pivoting bezel – the ideal watch for explorers and pilots crossing time zones.
After the effective dispatch of the three debut models – time-just, time-just with rotatable bezel, and chronograph – trailed by a few restricted versions and varieties around the model – Steel Heritage , Military , BellyTanker or Garde-Cotes – it’s time for Bell & Ross to add new functionalities to the Vintage assortment. Being a pilot’s watch, the characteristic advancement was to add a GMT capacity to this watch, making a utilitarian traveller’s timepiece.
The formula utilized by Bell & Ross on this Vintage BRV2-93 GMT is basic however effective. Take a current model, add a focal 24-hour hand for the GMT work, a sprinkle of shading for decipherability and supplant the 60-minute scale on the bezel with a two-tone 24-hour scale to make another customizable time region pointer. Basic truly, yet what else do you need on a GMT watch? Nothing and that’s why this new Bell & Ross Vintage BRV2-93 GMT is simply right on the money. Fundamental, practical, utilitarian and sporty.
The base is equivalent to all the current models in the as of late updated vintage assortment. This new GMT adaptation depends on the 41mm 3-hand Vintage BR V2-92 and shares a similar case, arm band or lash, and in general plan for the dial. By and by we come across a proportional, all around planned and very much assembled watch. The dark dial with enormous military-motivated numerals and records and the pilot-style hands are intelligible and utilitarian. The case, glossy silk completed and cleaned, is very much ensured and offers 100m water-opposition.
What changes then on this new Bell & Ross Vintage BRV2-93 GMT? As a matter of first importance, the development is marginally extraordinary and now includes an extra time region show – the development depends on the notable and solid ETA 2893-2. The enormous orange bolt hand shows the subsequent time region and highlights a brisk correction with one-hour augments and is autonomous of the remainder of the showcase. This watch really includes 3 diverse time zones:
- white focal hands: nearby time on a standard 12h showcase with date connected to this time zone
- orange bolt hand: second time region to demonstrate home time when voyaging or a 24h sign when utilizing it as a day/night indication
The Bell & Ross Vintage BRV2-93 GMT, as most models in the Vintage assortment, can be worn on a dark elastic lash with a steel pin clasp or on a hardened steel wristband with cleaned and glossy silk completed surfaces. It is presently accessible from official retailers just as on the brand’s web-shop . Costs: EUR 2,900 on an elastic tie and EUR 3,200 on a steel wristband. More subtleties on bellross.com .