Back to Basics for Bell & Ross with the Vintage BR V1-92 Military

Bell & Ross pleased collectors by launching a new “Vintage” collection, the Vintage BR V1-92 Military, part of the 3rd generation of the Vintage Collection. 


Taking inspiration from the History of Aviation and military codes, this minimalist and timeless watch combines the past and present and will fit perfectly on any wrist.

The Vintage BR V1-92 Military has quite a few interesting features: smaller in diameter, with slimmer cases, an overall redesigned shape, and some cool details: for example, it is offering a reading which emphasizes the minutes on the large face as a reminiscent of the navigation watches used by military pilots to calculate their direction or speed or the photoluminescent triangle at 12 o’clock enabled the pilots to instantly get their bearings, even in the dark. 


Among the 3 watches presented (3-hand, 3-hand with rotatable bezel and chronograph), the model that probably struck me most was the simpler HMS version, a no-nonsense utilitarian, small and reasonably priced watch.

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