Bell & Ross Watches
All About Bell & Ross Watches
Bell & Ross is a top-notch watch company in France established as a university project in 1992. The company has its headquarters at La Chaux-de-Fonds in Switzerland. Its founders are the two lifelong companions, Bruno Belamich and Carlos A. Rosillo, known as Bell and Ross respectively.
The watches of the Bell and Ross company exhibit impeccable visual and performance qualities. They are extremely popular for their great water resistance, highly precise movements, visual indicators and functional effectiveness.
Among their wide variety of pilot watches is the renowned model, Bell & Ross BR01. Their timepieces are designed for the professionals like astronauts, pilots, bomb disposal experts and divers. Each of the watches displays a square-cased round dial which were inspired by the military instruments of the fighter planes.
The founders of the Bell & Ross company, Bruno Belamich and Carlos A. Rosillo aimed to produce timepieces that functioned most appropriately and also looked aesthetic. For the production of timepieces, the duo kept two things in mind. The first thing was to make the watches withstand the extreme professional conditions and the other was to create the products with fine Swiss watch-making strategies.
It is worth mentioning that the watches of Bell & Ross were originally produced by the German company Sinn. Later, the partnership dissolved in the year 2002 and consequently the production shifted to Switzerland. The company has significantly achieved immense reputation and recognition and has continued to maintain high standards.
The brand had initially begun its production of watches with the BR 01 model in 2005. Bell & Ross BR 01 collections are inspired by the French military and are known for their iconic designs. Afterward, it manufactured the historic square watches meant to resemble instruments found in the aircraft cockpits. These square watches became the most distinguished of all the Bell and Ross models produced by the brand.
Some of the most renowned models by the Bell and Ross watch company are explained below:
Instruments BR03-94 Blue Steel
This premium model of Bell and Ross company comes from the Instruments collection. It features a 30-min timer, tachometer scale and central chronograph and a huge exterior of 42-mm diameter. It has some attractive features. The model is crafted with blue calfskin, a deep blue dial, and an ultra-resilient synthetic fiber. BR03-94 Blue Steel is most suitable for light water activities and regular use.
Instruments BR05 Gray Steel
Another famous watch model from the Instruments collection includes the Bell and Ross BR05, an alternative to BR03-94. This timepiece is a perfect wear for those who choose to look urbane. It is produced with some remarkable features such as an integrated 40-mm satin-polished steel case, sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating, a gray dial to enhance the readability of the wearers.
Instruments BR05 Black Steel
Bell and Ross BR05 Black Steel from the Instruments collection is an exception. This particular model by the brand is comparatively slimmer than most other models. Its key features include a caliber BR-CAL 321 of an automatic mechanical movement, a clean dial and a black rubber strap that can be either dressed down or up. BR05 Black Steel can be worn with formal outfits, ideally designed for army functionality.
Instrument BR03-94 Black Matte
The Bell and Ross model BR03-94 Black Matte from the instruments' collection is appropriate for official and casual wear. This timepiece offers a wide range of features to the customers. The notable features include of a strap and case of pure matte black color, two sub-dials at its face, a minute track present at its flange and a charming black exterior. Besides, it features an anti-reflective sapphire crystal face, a 100 m water resistance and a black rubber strap.
Instrument BRS Quartz Desert 39 mm
The BRS Quartz Desert by the Bell and Ross brand is a unique timepiece of intriguing military functionality. It is produced by the most skilled watchmakers to withstand adverse situations. It systematically features a matte black ceramic case having a diameter of 39 mm, a beige color dial, a sub-dial at 6 o’clock to keep track of small seconds. The hour markers and the hands of the watch are filled with super luminous which makes it easier for people to read the time even in the dark. This great model of the Instrument collection is perfect for both casual and official purposes.
Instruments BRO3 92 MA-1
The Bell and Ross BR03 92 is an outstanding timepiece from the instrument's collection of the company. It is ideally suited with aviator glasses, bomber jackets, and fighter planes. Inspired from bomber jackets of 1958, the watch has some bright contrasting colors that give it an aesthetic appeal. The model features a diameter of 42 mm, luminous hands, index hour markers and calfskin leather straps that suit best with casual wear.
BR 03-92 Bi Compass
This is the most distinguished model by Bell and Ross watch. This bi compass watch comes with two straps, namely, black rubber and ultra-resilient black synthetic fabric. It has been influenced by analog instrumentation of aircraft cockpits. The unique feature of the watch lies in saying the time without the aid of the hour hand. Other features include a printed triangle coated in blue-green super Luminova that functions as the watch’s hour hand, square case and a round dial to enhance legibility. It has sectors, steps and colors to give the wearer an instant indication of the time.
Bell and Ross is widely regarded as a pioneer manufacturer of watches. Today, the company caters to the demands of the professionals like astronauts, fighter pilots, armed police and special law enforcement, submariners and even bomb disposal divers. It has undoubtedly proved to be the most leading brand in the world in terms of legibility, reliability and precision. Bell & Ross has indeed made unforgettable contributions in the history of the watch manufacturing industry.