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2008 February 20
The Bell and Ross BR Instrument line is taking off. The simplicity of the cockpit style dial, the full sized and sporty feel, and limited production of the regular models, have been putting a smile on many collectors faces.
2008 January 16
With the popularity of the Bell and Ross BR01 and BR03 and BR02 Instrument line growing. There are many celebrities jumping on the band wagon.
2011 May 15
VIDEO: New Bell & Ross watches from Baselworld 2011, including the Red Radar, the WW1 Vintage, the new Airborne, and the BR01 Ceramic.
2007 December 12
The new Limited Edition Bell & Ross BR01 94 Titanium Orange Instrument is living up to the successful run of the Bell & Ross BR01 Orange limited pieces of last year. The contrast of the orange hands on the stunning sheet of carbon fiber on the dial is going to make this even more desirable than its counter parts.
2010 June 19
During a visit to Paris two weeks ago I was lucky to be invited to visit Bell & Ross at their communication offices in the storied centre of the city. Mr. Roberto Passariello and Ms. Axelle Rogan were very welcoming and showed me the new models in full detail. I filmed the meeting and will be posting the watch presentations of individual Bell & Ross watches in the coming days.
2008 February 22
The Basel Fair is coming up in April, and there will be a lot of new products coming out later this year. Bell & Ross is giving us a teaser with the new Bell & Ross BR02 94. The Bell & Ross BR02 line came out late last year and is designed for the true deep sea diver.
2007 September 28
Bell & Ross latest limited edition models will be available sometime in November.
2007 December 10
The Bell & Ross Br03 Ceramic Instrument is like wearing an espresso cup saucer on your wrist. They really give the whole Bell & Ross BR Instrument line a breath of fresh air. Same great quality you come to expect of the 42mm stainless and titanium Bell & Ross BR03 Instrument models, but with a summery light and funky touch for the woman or man that needs that flair.
2007 December 07
New to the Bell & Ross BR line is the BR02 models in stainless steel and black carbon finishes. These models have a curved feel beautifully finished in polished and brushed stainless steel, or glass bead blasted steel with black finishing type (carbon powder coating), Bell & Ross BR02 18K Pink gold and carbon, and Bell & Ross BR02 solid 18K pink gold.
2010 August 14
The Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Military Ceramic is the culmination of the company's love for ceramic materials. It is the ceramic watch that best embodies the Bell & Ross design and manufacturing principles. In a video taken at Bell & Ross headquarters in Paris, the manufacturer's head of communications shows us this magnificent piece in details
2008 August 01
Surfing the web this morning I stumbled upon a clock widget of the ultra chic Bell & Ross BR01 92 Yellow. A great find for any watch enthusiast with his or her own webspace or blog.
2010 August 19
A video presentation of the Bell & Ross BR 01-92 Radar, a peculiar, high-grade timepiece. Shot at Bell & Ross headquarters it tells us about the inspiration behind the watch and about its special features.
2008 April 03
The new models are trickling in from the Basel fair. The first Bell & Ross BR03 Type Aviation analog digital watch will be available sometime in the coming months. Made for the French Air Force this beauty looks like it has a rotating bezel and very funky hands.
2008 June 12
We show cased a plethora of heavy high end pieces in our window. The Bell & Ross BR01 Tourbillon was the main attraction as well as the all rose gold Bell & Ross BR01 97 Power reserve, Corum Golden Bridge, all gold Corum Admirals Cup Challenge 44 with brown dial. Other pieces that showed great interest was the Bell & Ross BR01 92 Blue, the all gold Bell & Ross BR02 with Carbon dial.
2008 April 06
Matt Baily, with his astonishing photographic skills, was able to email us a first look at some of the new limited pieces that Bell & Ross will be offering. Several new versions, of the tourbillon will also be available using 18K gold.
2012 May 16
For a limited time and while supplies last, we are offering the new Bell & Ross BR03-90 Reserve de Marche (Power Reserve, with big date) for 3995$ plus tax - regular MSRP 5280$.
2010 June 23
Bell & Ross created a very strong buzz at Baselworld 2010 in March thanks to the multitude of great, new watches that they released. Amongst these are two BR 03, 42mm square Instruments based on the Heritage style that was introduced the year before. I wrote about the BR 03 Heritage models in a previous post on the Baily Blog, so I will not go into details here. A simple three-hand and a chronograph version are offered. Both are showcased in the video below.
2010 June 23
Perhaps the most popular Bell & Ross watch last year was the BR 03-92 Phantom. To follow up that success, the company released the chronograph version of the 42mm Phantom this year. The name derives from the fact that these watches are theoretically invisible. All the elements including the hour markers and hands are jet black. If it were not for the slight relief and difference in textures of the components of the face, the time would be illegible during the day. Once the shock caused by the odd dial wears off, however, the time is rather clear. In the dark a bright contrast is offered by the highly luminescent markers, which glow with a strong, dark green light. This monochromatic style was developed by Bell & Ross as an homage to military stealth, but ironically works very well at attracting the gaze of curious watch enthusiasts.
2007 December 28
The Bell & Ross BR03 51 GMT is the first Titanium watch in the BR03 line up, making it feel like you have nothing on your wrist. The Carbon Fiber dial contrasts perfectly with the white numerals and hands. What is most pleasing is the second time zone subsidiary dial with orange hour hand.
2010 February 26
Bell & Ross has always moved forward as a company, but it has done so in small(ish), cautious steps. This has been a key to their success and contrasts other companies like Frank Muller for instance, who's quick growth troubled them and saw thousands of their watches sold "dumped" on the grey market. The BR Instrument was an primary player in Bell & Ross' climb to fame. When it first came out it was embraced by watch lovers despite its squareness, size, and ultra-sporty, military styling. Once the watch's acceptance was evident, Bell & Ross branched into other versions of the Instrument including the smaller BR-03. Some successful experimentation with the ceramic and the BR-03 92 frame, eventually led to the creation of the BR-S ceramics. The trifecta was complete. These three different Instruments cover all the bases in terms of satisfying fans of the square Bell & Ross watches.
2010 May 17
Having seen it at Baselworld 2010 and not having the time to go back to the Bell & Ross booth to take a picture of it, I have been awaiting this moment impatiently. Finally Bell & Ross has released official images of this awesome little number, the BR 03-94 Phantom.