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    Focus 3 by GI José : BR Steel

    You have probably read it in KronoFred’s report, this year Bell&Ross focused on a “qualitative” evolution of their models, upgrading materials such as ceramic but also with small aesthetical evolutions improving the general feeling like applied indexes or much worked hands.
    In that idea, their icons had a little lifting.

    Here is the line up BR03 Steel and BRS Auto.




    4 models in line : BR03-92 Steel, BRS Auto Black, la BR03-94 Steel and the new BR03-97 Power Reserve.




    The 03-92 has only few changes (why change a real efficient icon?!), lets focus on the 3 others.





    Firstly, the BRS Auto Officer Black. BR continue their collection of BRS Auto releasing a black face this year, joining the 2 versions Silver and Ruthenium from last year. You keep the 39mm steel case, thin case (around 9mm), applied indexes, 2 faced hands and a date window (dont forget that the BRS quartz dont have date).

    -sorry for the poor quality of that pic-


    Secondly comes the BR03-94 Steel, restyled and corrected. Exit the large hands that BR always used, hello the new faced hands (like the 01-96/97 and 03 golden heritage), we take the new font of figures and indexes -standardisation of the range-, applied indexes… Result, the quality feel is much higher IMO.




    Finally, a new model in the 03 range, so far we had the 03-90 big date/power reserve but no power reserve only like the 01-97. Its now done with that new model.
    You had understand it, the range has been standardised so you have the same aesthetical assets, then you had a touch of red color with the power reserve. Small detail, the date has moved at 4:30, its no more integreted in the 3 markers like on the 01 and thats better like that IMO.




    Cherry on the cake for straps aficionados, you have probably noticed it, the BR03-94 and 97 have a new black calfskin strap. A kind of full black heritage strap. Thicker that the regular calf with the ampersand logo that we love so much.



    One more focus on square shape (but not the least), then we go for somewhere else………………...
    Gudzyy

    BR01 92 | 93 | 94 | 97 | Airborne --- BR-X1
    Pilot Sapphire Chasse Embarquee et 10th Anniversary
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    Need that new black strap...

    BR126 Sport Héritage GMT & Flyback
    WW2 Regulateur Officer
    BR01-92 Ltd Compass RoseGold & Carbon
    BR01-92 Ltd Carbon Fiber
    BR01-92 Ltd Airborne II
    BR01-92 Ltd Burning Skull
    BR01-92 Ceramic
    BR01-94 SS White
    BR01-94 Pro Ti

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    Airman First Class Lewisman's Avatar
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    Will that black strap be available to put onto my BR03-92 Steel when I get it ?

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    It'll be available separately one day... But when?

    BR126 Sport Héritage GMT & Flyback
    WW2 Regulateur Officer
    BR01-92 Ltd Compass RoseGold & Carbon
    BR01-92 Ltd Carbon Fiber
    BR01-92 Ltd Airborne II
    BR01-92 Ltd Burning Skull
    BR01-92 Ceramic
    BR01-94 SS White
    BR01-94 Pro Ti

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    Looks like they changed the hands on the regular 03-92 as well. Will they still offer the old version too? Not a fan of the heritage style hands on non-heritage models.
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    Thanks private José for your report.
    " élégance by 03 steel "
    my favorite is 03-94
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    In anything at all, perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.
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    Thanks you for posting, very good Sir.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sean.scott View Post
    Looks like they changed the hands on the regular 03-92 as well. Will they still offer the old version too? Not a fan of the heritage style hands on non-heritage models.
    Sean that new 03steel will slowly replace the old one with large hands
    you better buy one now hihihih
    Gudzyy

    BR01 92 | 93 | 94 | 97 | Airborne --- BR-X1
    Pilot Sapphire Chasse Embarquee et 10th Anniversary
    Exclusive trio R.A.I.D
    (gone : 01-92SS Black, 02-94SS, 01-92Radar, Officer 123 silver, 03-94 héritage,0196 white,BR02CF)

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    I just noticed it looks like they rounded off the chrono pushers on the 03-94 steel heritage. Not a fan of the softer lines
    BR 01-92 Carbon Fiber Phantom LTD/500
    BR 03 Red Radar LTD/250
    BR 03-90 Grande Date & Réserve de Marche
    BR 03-92 Military Type Green Ceramic
    BR 03-94 Orange LTD/250
    Military M1 by Sinn
    Pilot B by Sinn - For Sale
    Space 3 White Dial - For Sale

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    Quote Originally Posted by sean.scott View Post
    I just noticed it looks like they rounded off the chrono pushers on the 03-94 steel heritage. Not a fan of the softer lines
    I guess they have rounded the edges to match the rounded corners of the watch case and the new rounder numerals?

    But I agree with you, I prefer sharp, clean and minimal lines.

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    Didnt even noticed that pusher shape when have them in hand. Not really disturb by that new shape.
    Gudzyy

    BR01 92 | 93 | 94 | 97 | Airborne --- BR-X1
    Pilot Sapphire Chasse Embarquee et 10th Anniversary
    Exclusive trio R.A.I.D
    (gone : 01-92SS Black, 02-94SS, 01-92Radar, Officer 123 silver, 03-94 héritage,0196 white,BR02CF)

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    Thank you for posting.

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