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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

The AÉRONAVALE

From Bell & Ross

Courtesy of Bell & Ross
Available as a chronograph or a time date model, the AÉRONAVALE is the newest member to join the Bell & Ross Vintage family.

The chronograph is a 43 mm stainless steel case sporting a fixed blue aluminum (anodized) bezel ring.  The top crystal is sapphires is the display back.  The movement is the BR-CAL.301 which is self-winding/mechanical.  The dial is a beguiling blue, referred to as "sunray".  The hands and main indices (including the numbers 12 and 6) are applied gilt.


Here are the pertinents, straight from the source:


Movement: 
Calibre BR-CAL.301. Mechanical automatic. 



Functions: hours, minutes, small seconds at 3 o’clock. 
Date. 
Chronograph: 30-min timer at 9 o’clock, central chronograph seconds. 


Case: 
43 mm diameter. 
Polished steel. 
Fixed steel bezel with anodized blue aluminum ring. Sapphire case-back. 


Dial
Blue sunray. 
Gilt appliqué numerals and index. 
Gilt skeleton Superluminova-filled hour and minute hands 


Crystal
Anti-reflective sapphire. 


Water-resistance:  
100 metres. 


Straps: 
Blue calfskin with ecru stitching or blue alligator. 

Buckle
Folding. Polished steel. 




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