For Bell & Ross, each watch is designed to match its specific environment. For divers, Bell & Ross has developed tools that are perfectly suited for underwater exploration. They are capable of effectively assisting divers in the deepest and darkest waters.
Bell & Ross’ 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, these watches meet the specific demands of professionals in their missions.
Bell & Ross has a strong history of manufacturing watches for the marine realm. When Bell & Ross released its first square diving watch in 2017, the brand confirmed its ability to produce professional underwater instruments.
Following on from the Hydromax designed in 1997 and water-resistant to 11,100 meters, and the BR 02 range launched in 2007, the BR 03-92 Diver made a strong impression on the diving world with its iconic square case. It was the starting point of an entire collection, which is expanding to include an innovative new version, the BR 03-92 Diver Full Lum.
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. It is also Bell & Ross’ main philosophy and one of its guiding principles. To that extent, the BR 03-92 Diver Full Lum perfectly fulfill this essential requirement.
Playing with inverted contrasts, Bell & Ross adapts its Lum concept to its diving collection and reverses the traditional principles of day and night legibility. With the BR 03-92 Diver Full Lum, the watchmaking brand also works with different shades of luminescence.
While its metal basis dial is fully coated with a paint made of green Super-LumiNova C5 pigments, the metal applique skeletonized indices and the bezel’s numerals are filled with green Super-LumiNova C3. This ultra-phosphorescent green light has a very long durability in the dark, offering a continued optimal reading of time even in complete darkness.
Thanks to this most resistant, intense, and innovative variant, the time indications – that must be readable at 25cm 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 42mm case is cut in a deep matte black ceramic and emphasizes the almond green color 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.