Bell & Ross illuminates the depths with BR 03-92 DIVER FULL LUM
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For Bell & Ross each watch is designed to match its specific environment. For divers, the watchmaker has developed tools that are perfectly suited for underwater exploration. They are capable of effectively assisting divers in the deepest and darkest of waters. The brand’s marine expertise is the result of the collective experience and the knowledge of its designers, master watchmakers and professional divers. Legible, functional, accurate, robust and reliable, Bell & Ross says that BR 03-92 DIVER FULL LUM meet the specific demands of professionals in theirs missions.
A true diving watch
Only watches that meet the requirements defined by international standard ISO 6425 can be labeled as diving watches. These official regulations set out very specific criteria and list a great number of fundamental technical characteristics. Those include water-resistance to a minimum depth of 100 meters; the presence of a unidirectional rotating bezel with a graduated minutes scale, an operation indicator and luminescent markers; legibility in the dark; anti-shock and anti-magnetic protection. Optimum legibility is key when diving and may even be lifesaving. To that extent, the BR 03-92 DIVER FULL LUM fulfils this essential requirement.
Furthermore, Bell & Ross adapts its Lum concept to its diving collection and reverses the traditional principles of day and night legibility. With the BR03-92 DIVER FULL LUM, the watchmaker has worked with different shades of luminescence.
While its metal basis dial is fully coated with a paint made of green Superluminova® C5 pigments, the metal appliqué skeletonised indices and the bezel’s numerals are filled with green Superluminova® C3. This ultra-phosphorescent green light has a very long durability in the dark, offering a continued optimal reading of time even in total darkness. As a result, the time indications – that must be readable at 25 cm in the dark – create a green on green contrast on the dial.
The idea is to switch the contrasts. In the daylight, its modern lines underline the essential. The display of this timepiece meets with a graphic dial and large indices. The 42 mm case is cut in a deep matte black ceramic and emphasises the almond green colour of the dial. If night diving or when reaching abyssal depth, its subtle shades turn into an explosion of light. The luminescent dial illuminates like a punch of light.
BR0392-D-C5-CE/SRB (999 pieces limited edition)
calibre BR-CAL.302. Automatic mechanical.
hours, minutes, seconds and date.
42 mm in width. Matt black ceramic. Unidirectional rotating ceramic bezel with 60-minute scale.
luminescent green painted with Super-LumiNova®. Metal applique skeleton Super-LumiNova®-filled numerals and indices.
sapphire with anti-reflective coating.
woven black rubber and ultra-resilient black synthetic fabric.
pin. Black PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition) coated steel.