Carbon fiber has become an inspirational material for many luxury watch manufacturers. Where once limited edition pieces were limited to platinum and other fine metals, now more and more limited edition pieces are being crafted from this sturdy and beautiful material. Bell & Ross has taking it and created its two new limited edition sports models for its BR 01 collection. The first of these timepieces, the BR 01-94, features a three-counter automatic chronograph with date, while the BR 01-92 model is a simpler example with time display and sweep center seconds. Both of these Carbon Fiber watches are to be limited to 500 pieces.

Construction of these timepieces was accomplished by barrowing techniques used in the aeronautical industry. Each case measures an impressive 46 mm and produced entirely from carbon fiber. The bezel and dials are both carbon fiber as well, creating an interesting look of one continuous piece. Each strap has been crafted from woven carbon and treated with a semi-gloss finish and completed with a blackened tang buckle.

The BR 01-94 version is animated by the ETA 2894 chronograph movement which allows for an easily adjustable date function, small seconds and of course the chronograph with 12-hour and 30-minute totalizers. The BR 01-92 is powered by the ETA 2892 automatic movement which features an interesting seconds function that allows for precise synchronization to a time signal, or perhaps another watch. Both of these movements have balance frequencies of 28,800 vibrations per hour, a power reserve of up to 42 hours, and are water resistant to 100 meters.

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