Bell & Rorse replica WW2 militaryDesigned to set the tempo for the first years of the twentieth century, watches had to adapt to endure the First World War. Thus, its’ functionality, reliability, precision and durability became crucial factors for its’ reputation. In order to protect the fragile glass covering the dial, some watches were protected behind fully fledged metal grilles.
With the Vintage replica WW2 Military Tourbillon – Bell & Ross is reinterpreting this glorious watchmaking past, with an exceptional timepiece that incorporates four complications – tourbillon, precision indicator, regulator and power-reserve – a 45 mm titanium casing, equipped with a protective cover.
Made by sapphire crystal, watch glasses are pretty solid and no longer require protective covers. Tughus, the The cover of the WW2 Military Tourbillon becomes thus an integral part of the watch, which enhances the wearer’s ability to read the dial thanks to its distinctive curves that emphasize the hands. The openings in the design of the metal reveal all of the information provided by the timepiece and its complications.
Remaining loyal to its military inspiration in giving priority to the readability of short time cycles, the WW2 Military Tourbillon features a regulator movement, a watchmaking principle whereby hours and minutes are displayed via separate dials. While the minute hand has a central axis and sweeps across the entire dial, the hour hand has a dedicated miniature dial positioned at 12 o’clock.
At the 3 o’clock position, another hand , indicates the level of precision of the movement on the basis of the tension of the barrel spring. At 9 o’clock is the power reserve indicator for five days.
Finally, the dial opens at 6 o’clock revealing the tourbillon’s pink gold “cage