Bell & Ross

Bell & Ross

The French watch company Bell & Ross (Bell and Ross) was founded in 1992. Its watches are built for extreme conditions, Bell & Ross watches are popular with astronauts, pilots, divers, military fans and bomb-disposal experts. The Bell & Ross watch design is derived from airplane cockpits. The four core values of all Bell & Ross watches are great water resistance, very precise movements, visual indicators, and extraordinary functions. Notable Bell & Ross watch series are the Bell & Ross Vintage, Bell & Ross Aviation, Bell & Ross Marine, Bell & Ross Hydromax, Bell & Ross Automatic watches, Bell & Ross Chronograph watches, Bell & Ross Vintage 123, Bell & Ross Vintage 126. Many collectors who look for a Bell & Ross replica watch or fake Bell & Ross are hugely disappointed by the sub-standard quality of those watches; the decision to buy a replica Bell & Ross is mostly the seemingly low Bell & Ross price. This is one of the reason why WatchTime publishes Bell & Ross reviews to make sure that all collectors have the best information available about original Bell & Ross watches for sale. Some aficionados buy customized Bell & Ross straps or Bell & Ross watch bands and search for unique details about the Bell & Ross history on watch forums. Our large WatchTime database has the latest Bell & Ross watches price list information and tells you the most accurate Bell & Ross watch prices available. If you need to look for informations on Bell & Ross watch repair services please always contact a certified dealer who is in the official recommended contact list of Bell & Ross. Some dealers offer used Bell & Ross watches for sale (or Bell & Ross watches replica) but generally new Bell & Ross men's watches are the most popular ones. For Bell & Ross watch instructions please contact the brand directly. WatchTime's coverage of Bell and Ross watches includes in-depth articles featuring Bell and Ross watch reviews and news on watches like the Bell & Ross skull watch, Bell & Ross BR 01 Airborne, and other popular Bell and Ross watches. If you're looking for info on a Bell and Ross watch, is your destination.

5 Skull Watches We Can’t Get Out of Our Heads


Many watch brands have at least one skeleton watch in their collection, but only a few have actually introduced skull watches — timepieces with skulls on their dials, some with a horological … [Read more...]

For Veteran’s Day: 7 “Tribute to the Military” Watches

Breitling Honor Flight Navitimer Side

Wristwatches have long been useful tools in military life, and over the years various watch brands have created special timepieces to honor certain branches of the armed forces and those that support … [Read more...]

Dive Watch Wednesday: Diving into WatchTime New York 2015


If you are as much into dive watches as we are at, last week's WatchTime New York event offered at least 30 additional very good reasons to visit the show at Gotham Hall. And just … [Read more...]

20 Brands, 20 Highlight Watches: Here’s What You’ll See at WatchTime New York 2015

WTNY watches

The wait is over! WatchTime New York, America's largest luxury watch show, starts tonight at Gotham Hall and features 20 sponsoring watch brands displaying their new timepieces for 2015. Scroll down … [Read more...]

Pure & Simple: Patek Philippe Calatrava vs. Lange Saxonia

Patek Philippe Calatrava and A. Lange & Sohne Saxonia

Two plain-faced beauties, the Patek Philippe Calatrava and A. Lange & Söhne Saxonia, go head to head in this comparison test. Jens Koch gets in depth with the two timepieces and Nik Schölzel … [Read more...]

Showing at WatchTime New York 2015: Bell & Ross BR-X1 Carbon Forgé

Bell & Ross BR-X1 Carbone Forgé

WatchTime takes Manhattan on October 23 and 24, with its biggest and most luxurious watch collectors’ event to date, WatchTime New York, at Gotham Hall. (Click here for event details and to purchase … [Read more...]

Pilots’ Watch Review: Zenith Captain Pilot Chronograph

Zenith Captain Pilot Chronograph

For a comparative review, we selected two three-hand pilots’ watches and seven pilots’ chronographs to accompany a trio of pilots – aerobatics champion Klaus Lenhart and his protégés Axel … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross Unveils BR 01 Skull Bronze Tourbillon for Only Watch 2015

Bell & Ross Br01 Skull Bronze Tourbillon - Only Watch 2015

For its contribution to this year's upcoming Only Watch auction of unique timepieces, Bell & Ross has created a bronze-cased version of its BR 01 Tourbillon, which also features a hand-engraved … [Read more...]

Couture 2015: Bell & Ross Courts Cigar Aficionados with Vintage WW1 Edición Limitada

Bell & Ross Vintage WW1 Edicion Limitada - front

One of the most anticipated events at each year's JCK and Couture watch and jewelry shows in Las Vegas is Bell & Ross's Friday evening cocktail party at its villa in the Wynn. And one of my annual … [Read more...]

Kicking Off JCK/Couture 2015: 6 Las Vegas Watches for High Rollers

Christophe Claret 21 Blackjack

WatchTime returns to Las Vegas this week for the JCK 2014 and Couture 2015 watch and jewelry shows, starting on Thursday, May 28. As a preview to our live coverage of new watches at the show, we're … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2015: Bell & Ross BR-X1 Carbone Forgé

Bell & Ross BR-X1 Carbone Forgé

One of Bell & Ross’s top watches in 2014 was the BR-X1, a chronograph that played off the brand’s popular classic, the BR-01. (The BR-X1 was also featured in the January 2015 issue of … [Read more...]

Fratello Classics: 5 Vintage Watches For the Budget-Minded Aficionado

Alpina Sea-Strong Startimer

Let's say you are on a budget of $1,000 - $1,500 for a nice timepiece. If you care about things like warranty, water resistance, no maintenance for the next five years and so on, you may want to skip … [Read more...]

Cockpit Companion: Testing The Bell & Ross Br 03-92


Bell & Ross has been making pilots’ watches since the company was founded two decades ago. Initially, they were traditional-looking, round watches, but in 2005 it came out with BR 01, a … [Read more...]

Comparative Review: Pilots’ Watches From Bell & Ross, IWC, And Zenith


Martina Richter reviewed three pilots’ watches, each with one conspicuous feature in common: an extremely large case, like those of the earliest watches for aviators. Scroll down to read the … [Read more...]

Video: Bell & Ross BR-X1

Bell & Ross BRX1 - front view

In WatchTime's January-February 2015 issue, on sale January 13, Joe Thompson examines the launch of the Bell & Ross BR-X1, named for the plane that broke the sound barrier, the Bell & Ross … [Read more...]

Which Watch Brand Spends the Most on Advertising?

Rolex/Chanel/BellRoss/Omega graphic

Watch brands spent almost half a billion dollars on advertising in the U.S in 2013. The total was $492.68 million: a record high, and up 23.3 percent from the 2012 total. That figure comes from … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Wish List: 28 Watch Gift Ideas for Watch Lovers

Rolex GMT-Master II - side

Many of you are probably considering buying a watch anytime soon, either as a gift for a loved one or as reward for yourselves. In response to the many readers of my blog,, asking me … [Read more...]

Time is Money: The 26 Richest Swiss Watch Barons

Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek Jr.

Each year the respected Swiss business magazine, Bilan, publishes a list of the 300 richest Swiss with a rough estimate of their fortunes. For this article we examined the list for you to see which … [Read more...]

Pilot’s Watch Review: Breitling Chronomat GMT

Breitling ChronoMat GMT CU

For many watch lovers, a Breitling is the epitome of a pilots’ watch. So it made sense that we include one in this pilots' watch review. For the story, we selected nine watches to accompany a trio … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s July-August Issue is On Sale Now!

WatchTime August 2014 Cover

The July-August issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and also in the WatchTime online shop), featuring a comparative test of the TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 1887 Jack Heuer Edition and the Tudor … [Read more...]

Couture 2014: Bell & Ross B-Rocket Watches

Bell & Ross B-Rocket watch

The JCK and Couture watch and jewelry fairs are winding down, but we're still covering some of the cool watches that we saw in Las Vegas this week. At the Couture show, we got a look at the new Bell … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2014: Bell & Ross BR 03-94 Carbon Orange

Bell & Ross BR03-94 Carbon-Orange Orange canvas strap

Bell & Ross, continuing the aeronautical themes of its Aviation and Vintage collections, presented at Baselworld 2014 the new Bell & Ross BR 03-94 Carbon Orange, a limited edition of 500 … [Read more...]

3 Standout Complicated Watches from Hong Kong “Watches & Wonders” Fair

A. Lange & Soehne Lange 1 Tourbillon Perp Calendar HW

Hong Kong's inaugural "Watches and Wonders" salon, held September 25-28, featured 13 luxury watch brands, several of which launched significant new models at the fair. Here is a look at three of them, … [Read more...]

A Record-Breaking Patek Philippe Highlights Top 5 Watches from Only Watch 2013

Patek Philippe - Only Watch 2013

The fifth edition of the biennial "Only Watch" auction took place over the weekend at the Hermitage Hotel in Monaco. When the final hammer fell, the auction of unique timepieces had raised 5,066,000 … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: New Bell & Ross Watches for 50th Anniversary of Dassault Mystère-Falcon 20

Bell & Ross BR 126 Falcon - in cockpit

At this year's Baselworld, Bell & Ross, a watch brand long associated with aviation, added to its Vintage collection’s new Sport Heritage line of watches with a timepiece that pays homage to the … [Read more...]

More Unique Pieces From Only Watch 2013


More watch brands are unveiling their unique timepieces to be auctioned at the upcoming Only Watch in Monaco. Below, we take a look at the pieces to be offered by Bell & Ross, Richard Mille, and … [Read more...]

WatchTime E-Special: Pilots’ Watches


WatchTime's latest digital exclusive, WatchTime E-Special: Pilots' Watches, is now available on the WatchTime app! … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2013, Day 5: Arnold & Son, Bulgari, Bell & Ross, Harry Winston


Your weary WatchTime editorial staff flew back from Baselworld yesterday, but we're still fighting through the jetlag to share with you one more batch of intriguing new timepieces introduced at the … [Read more...]

Pilots’ Watch Review: Bell & Ross BR 03-94 Chrono


For the pilots' watch review in our March-April issue, on sale now, writer Martina Richter selected two three-hand pilots’ watches and seven pilots’ chronographs to accompany a trio of pilots – … [Read more...]

Million Dollar Club 2012: Watch Advertising at All-Time High

Top Four Watch Advertisers 2012

In an exclusive report in the upcoming May-June issue of WatchTime, we reveal which watch brands are spending the most on advertising in 2012, a record year for watch-company ad spending, and we … [Read more...]