In the early twentieth century, wristwatches appeared. At that time, Europe was in a period of vigorous development, but good times did not often occur. The outbreak of World War I, a new generation of armaments such as fighters and armored vehicles also appeared on the battlefield. Technology has also evolved from time to time: practical functions, reliability, accuracy and durability have become key factors in the performance of timepieces. Protective covers have also been added to the watch design to protect the fragile mirror. The Vintage series new WW2 military tourbillon watch has Four complications, a 45 mm titanium case with a protective cover, is a tribute to Bell & Ross’s history of that time.
The new cover of the new cover is given between the opening and closing of the protective cover; the blood of the classic military watch is reminiscent of the risks faced by soldiers on the battlefield with the military watch. The protective cover design is even more visual and interesting. This unique emotional experience is only Fine watchmaking can be touched.
The protective cover of the watch, which was quite popular in the past, has now become a frame that supports four complex functions.
The mineral watch worn by the ground forces and the Air Force is extremely vulnerable to ground and air warfare involved in World War I. Adding a protective cover, although it can protect the dial, but it hinders the time display, easy to read. At present, the watch mirror is generally made of crystal glass, and the texture is much harder. Of course, there is no need to add a protective cover. The protective cover of the WW2 army tourbillon not only compliments the design history of the watch, but also integrates the watch structure cleverly. , Do not hinder the pointer indication, improve the efficiency of reading time; the hollow opening layout of the protective cover, convenient for the watch owner to stop and glance can focus time and complex function display. After opening, the classic temperament of the dial is immediately visible, and it will be covered without covering the minute scale.
The mineral mirrors on World War I watches were extremely fragile. Add a protective cover to protect the dial.
Tourbillon and complex functions derived from traditional horology
Bell & Ross timepieces contain infinite inspiration for military countries. Its ruggedness, water resistance and reliability are fully able to withstand the harsh environment. However, today’s watchmakers all take the accuracy of the time as the biggest challenge, so Bell & Ross’top-level timepiece tourbillon technology was introduced in 1801. Its technology can offset the errors caused by the gravity of the movement’s main parts, and has always been praised Craftsmanship is paramount, and today only large-scale wristband manufacturers have the ability to control it, making tourbillon watches the dream of many watch collectors.
Adding a protective cover can protect the dial, but it also hinders the time display, which makes it inconvenient to read.
Bell & Ross’ third tourbillon watch
The instrument of the aircraft cockpit, which emphasizes the highest standards of performance and clear display; In 2007, Bell and Rose added tourbillon technology to its classic BR01 watch, combining the essence of watchmaking technology with the two major elements of the precision of American aviation navigation instruments : The BR01 tourbillon not only has complex mechanical functions, the day / night, time display is clear and accurate, and the material is extremely sturdy and light. It also integrates the four functions of tourbillon, standard pointer, power reserve display and clockwork tension display. Therefore, the BR01 tourbillon is a model that combines professional instruments and advanced watchmaking.
In 2011, Bell & Ross went to the next city and created the rectangular BR Minuteur Tourbillon, which separated the extremely accurate tourbillon from the flyback timing system, making the timing program easier to read and master, and the various function displays not overlapping; BR Minuteur Tourbillon is equipped with rose gold Titanium models, each limited to 30 pieces. The circular WW2 military tourbillon was launched, writing a new page of Bell & Ross watchmaking history and research and development of tourbillon technology.
Bell & Ross WW2 military flywheel watch PVD-coated satin-brushed titanium case, 45 mm diameter, matte black dial, titanium frame with Geneva stripe polishing, standard hands (12 o’clock hour dial, center minute hand) , 5 days power reserve display, clockwork tension display, mobile phone winding tourbillon movement, pink gold tourbillon frame, waterproof crystal glass mirror and case back, waterproof 50 meters, movable lugs, antique belt and titanium pin buckle, Limited edition of 20.
Four functions in one
The circular WW2 military tourbillon watch is equipped with four functions: tourbillon, standard hands, power reserve display and clockwork tension display. It brings a new evolution to the BR01 instrument tourbillon watch that was released in 2007. When the protective cover is lifted, the dial function jumps up and down and left and right: the Geneva stripes of the metal frame related to real estate are sharply contrasted, and the display on the dial is baked to highlight. Seeing the three-dimensional visual sense, the precise performance and Elegant style is like a fish. WW2 military tourbillon continues the blood of military display, adopts standard pointer display, the hour dial and minute dial are separated: the hour dial at 12 o’clock plus the mid-point, the time display will not overlap.
The WW2 military tourbillon watch has four functions: tourbillon, standard hands, power reserve display and clockwork tension display. It not only displays and winds up Bell and Rose’s unique interpretation of the concept of timepieces from different eras, but also advances to the top of Bell & Ross. The list of timepieces; the clever protective cover design evokes the appearance of the military watch of the year, and it also highlights the four functional displays that do not overlap each other.
The semi-circular tension indicator at 3 o’clock can show the degree of tension of the mainspring, which reflects the accuracy and stability of the movement. The power reserve display at 5 o’clock (120 hours) is displayed at 9 o’clock. The two displays combine to remind The watch owner winds the movement at the most appropriate time to ensure that the movement operates at the best efficiency. The opening at 6 time positions can be seen in the rose gold tourbillon frame, which turns 1 circle in 1 minute. The Bell & Ross “&” mark on the frame Play the role of the small second hand.
The semi-circular tension indicator at 3 o’clock can show the degree of tension of the mainspring, which reflects the accuracy and stability of the movement. The power reserve display at 5 o’clock (120 hours) is displayed at 9 o’clock. The two displays combine to remind The watch owner winds the movement at the most appropriate time to ensure that the movement operates at its best efficiency. The rose gold tourbillon frame can be seen at the opening at 6 hours.
Case construction and decoration, including the beauty of classical timepieces
The WW2 military flywheel watch contains history, the present and the future: the protective cover is born from the protective cover of the classic military watch, the crystal glass case back is transparent, light and hard, and the carbon fiber base plate and plywood are made. The case, the metallic luster and the easy to rotate large pitted crown is full of classic taste, but the satin-finished grade 5 titanium material of the case is treated with PVD coating to give a touch of antique gunmetal texture, echoing the charm of the watch.
The wristband is 45 mm in diameter, yet the titanium material makes it light and strong. With a soft faux leather belt or brown alligator leather strap, it appeals to the elegant style of the early wristbands. With the movable lugs, it is very comfortable to wear on the wrist.
Although the watch is 45 mm in diameter, the titanium material makes it light and strong. Paired with a soft faux leather belt or brown alligator leather strap, it echoes the elegant style of earlier watches, and with movable lugs, it is very comfortable to wear on the wrist. The construction and decoration of the case are rich in craftsmanship. It can be seen from the protective cover hollow opening, the movable lugs and the coating of the titanium metal case, which makes the WW2 tourbillon watch more individual and transcendent. It also shows the uniqueness of the designer. What stands for authentic.
Lifting the protective cover, the dial function jumps up and down, left and right: v. The black edge scale contrasts sharply with the Geneva stripes of the metal frame. The display on the dial is baked to make it more prominent. You can also see the visual three-dimensionality when it is easy to read.
The WW2 military tourbillon watch has four functions: tourbillon, standard hands, power reserve display and clockwork tension display. It not only shows and clocks Bell and Rose to interpret the concept of timepieces from different eras with unique insights, but also upgrades Bell and Rose’s top timepieces; clever protective cover design evokes the appearance of the military watch of the year, but also highlights the four functional displays that do not overlap each other; although the watch design penetrates the historical elements of the classic military watch, but its high-tech materials see Keeping pace with the times and looking forward to the future; limited to 20 pieces, offering extraordinary value.
Bell & Ross WW2 military flywheel watch with manual winding tourbillon movement, equipped with standard hands time display, 5-day power reserve display, clockwork tension display and one-minute tourbillon device.