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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 pieces. … [Read more...]

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

Rolex GMT-Master II - side

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and many of you are probably considering buying a watch, either as a gift for a loved one or as a year-end reward for yourself. In response to the many readers of my blog, Watch-Insider.com, asking me what watch I would recommend, here are my personal selections of watches to give as gifts, all introduced this year or very recently. … [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 in WatchTime's November-December issue, on sale now, we examined the 2013 list to see which members of the watch industry made the ranking. Here they are: … [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 1960s - specifically, to Dassault Aviation's famous Mystère-Falcon 20, the preeminent business jet of its time. Read about it in this article from my blog, Watch-Insider.com. … [Read more...]

More Unique Pieces From Only Watch 2013

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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 Jaquet Droz. All proceeds of the auction, held on September 28th 2013, will benefit the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy. Bell & Ross is offering a set of six watches in a … [Read more...]

Facetime June 15

Drs. Matthew and Hillary Marcus on their 10 year anniversary in Napa at Newtown Vineyard. Matthe is wearing his Bell & Ross BR 01-96.

Welcome to another installment of Facetime! Thanks to Matthew Marcus, Jason Stanford, and Hamed Abbas for the great pictures! As always, if you would like to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to photo@watchtime.com. We’ll also select the most popular weekly photos every two months and … [Read more...]

Vegas, Baby! 6 Watches for High Rollers

Christophe Claret 21 Blackjack

WatchTime is in Las Vegas this week for the JCK and Couture watch and jewelry shows. While we're in a Vegas mood, we've compiled a list of watches that evoke the spirit of Las Vegas. Below are watches inspired by the city and its games of chance, including some watches that double as functioning games themselves. Christophe Claret's 21 Blackjack functions as a miniature casino with three … [Read more...]

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

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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 show, including Harry Winston's always-much-anticipated new Opus watch. … [Read more...]

Horological Headbones: 4 Watches With Skull Dials

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Many watch brands have a skeleton watch in their collection, but only a few have actually introduced timepieces with skulls on their dials. Here are four that we can't get out of our heads: Romain Jerome's skull watch was inspired by the work of artist John M. Armleder. Romain Jerome and Armleder collaborated to create a collection of 10 unique timepieces, all bearing the image of a skull, … [Read more...]

Baselworld Preview: Three Innovative New Bell & Ross Pilots’ Watches

Bell & Ross BR 01 Heading Indicator

Bell & Ross has released photos and info on its latest trio of new watches in its BR 01 Aviation collection, inspired by instruments in aircraft cockpits, set to debut at Baselworld. The new models — called Heading Indicator, Airspeed, and Climb — join last year's triumvirate of the Horizon, Altimeter and Turn Coordinator to bring the "flight instrument" collection to six. … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross Vintage WW1 Argentium

Bell & Ross Vintage WW1 Argentium, Ruthenium Dial

Bell & Ross, which has gained acclaim for its Vintage PW1 and WW1 timepieces inspired by aviation watches of the first World War, has created an elegantly styled wristwatch with a case made of a special, oxidation-resistant silver alloy that the company calls Argentium. The Vintage WW1 Argentium (the "WW" stands for "Wrist Watch"; Bell & Ross also makes a PW1 Argentium, a pocketwatch … [Read more...]

Facetime December 1

Matthew Robinson, wearing his Bell & Ross black PVD BR01, and Bill Thomas, wearing his Zenith El Premiro Chronograph, visit the Pyramids of the Moon and Sun at Teotihuacan in Mexico City.

Welcome to another Facetime! We have some great photos this week, including one from a reader all the way in Kuala Lumpur. Thanks to everyone for the great pictures! As always, if you want to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to photo@watchtime.com. We'll also select the most popular weekly … [Read more...]

Facetime November 24

Joe O'Brien wears his Perrelet turbine 1047/1 while apple picking with son Alex O'Brien and brother George O'Brien, wearing a Rolex Submariner Green Anniversary, in Potomac, Maryland.

Welcome to another Facetime! We hope you all had a great Thanksgiving. This week our selected readers are Joe O'Brien, Ira Tytel, John Dodenhoff, and Ryan Lenhardt. Thanks to everyone for the great pictures! As always, if you want to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to photo@watchtime.com. … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross CEO Receives French Legion of Honor

General Baptiste, Director of the Musée de l’Armée; Carlos Rosillo, CEO of Bell & Ross;; General Charpentier, Military Governor of Paris

Bell & Ross recently held their annual event at the Hôtel National des Invalides, at which CEO Carlos A. Rosillo received the commendation of Knight of the French Legion of Honor from General Baptiste, Director of the Musée de l’Armée. Among the almost 500 guests in attendance were media figures, military representatives, and watchmaking industry leaders. As an important historical … [Read more...]

Facetime September 22

Tracy Coleman celebrates his first anniversary with wife, Pamela Coleman, in Nassau, Bahamas while wearing a Bell & Ross BR Instrument Heritage 03-92.

Welcome to Facetime! To be featured here, in our magazine, Pinterest, and our other social networks, send us a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) at photo@watchtime.com. … [Read more...]

Pocket Full of Complications: Today’s Haute Horlogerie Pocketwatches

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Even though the wristwatch long ago supplanted it in popularity, the classical pocketwatch continues to soldier on as a novelty in the world of timepieces, beloved by some collectors for their old-school appeal and large, decorative movements, and many of today's watch brands have used the style to express not only their historical cachet but also their horological expertise. Here we shine the … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross Vintage WW1 Chronographe Monopoussoir

WW1 Chronograph Monopoussoir Heritage

Bell & Ross's Vintage WW1 Chronographe Monopoussoir is now available at Bell & Ross retailers. Like the WW2 Régulateur Heritage, the WW1 Chronographe Monopoussoir draws on military and aviation history for its inspiration. This watch reinterprets the look of chronographs used by aviators in the 1920s, which originally only had one button. The single button is used to stop, start, and … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross Vintage WW2 Régulateur Heritage

Bell & Ross Vintage WW2 Regulateur

Bell & Ross demonstrated its affinity for military and aviation history last year with the release of two timepieces modeled after those worn during World War I: the PW1 pocketwatch and its wristwatch version, the Vintage WW1. This year, the company pays tribute to the timekeepers and navigation instruments of the second World War with its new model, the Vintage WW2 Régulateur … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross WW2 Régulateur Heritage

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Bell & Ross has announced the release of the WW2 Régulateur Heritage. Their latest watch to be inspired by military history reinterprets pocket watches bomber pilots strapped to their legs during World War II. The WW2 Régulateur Heritage separates the time information with a central hand for the minutes, a counter for the hours, and a small independent seconds hand. The case has a … [Read more...]

Facetime Photos for June 23

Guille Parrilla from San Juan, Puerto Rico shows off his "babies." Among his collection are an Anonimo, Franck Muller, U-boat, Omega, Tutima, Stowa, Azimuth, Meistersinger, Certina, Bell & Ross, Oris, and a Fortis. Two each from Panerai, Rolex, Ulysse Nardin, Cartier, and Zeno-Watch. And finally, 3 Breitlings.

It's time for another round of Facetime photos. Summer's officially here, so be sure to send us photos from your vacations. Send us a hi-res pic at photos@watchtime.com and your photo can appear here, on our social media sites, and in our magazine. Our first photo this week includes an impressive collection of watches. If anyone can top this collection, share it with us (and make sure you're … [Read more...]