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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 … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross CEO Receives French Legion of Honor

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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 … [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 … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross Vintage WW1 Chronographe Monopoussoir

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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 … [Read more...]

Annual Check-Up: Testing A. Lange & Söhne’s Saxonia Annual Calendar

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WatchTime takes the pulse of A. Lange & Söhne's Saxonia Annual Calendar, the first such complication for the Glashütte-based luxury watch brand, in this Watch Test feature from our archives. … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross Announces New Sports Watch

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Just in time for the summer, Bell & Ross has announced the Vintage BR126 sport, a two-counter chronograph powered by an automatic ETA movement. It will be availble this July in either a stainless … [Read more...]

Clockwork Orange: Wallpaper From the WatchTime Archives

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Back in our December 2006 issue, we ran a photo feature called "Clockwork Orange," showcasing watches with orange dials, straps, and other elements. Now we've selected a half-dozen of these striking … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross Sets Records at Paris Auction

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French auction house Artcurial recently held a sale of exceptional aeronautical objects. The auction, titled “Aeronautics, the Air and Space Conquest,” took place at the prestigious Hotel Dassault … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross BR03-90 Grande Date & Réserve de Marche – 42mm

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The name says it all: the Bell & Ross BR03-90 Grande Date & Réserve de Marche offers a big date and power reserve in a 42mm polished and satin-finished case with 100 meter water resistance. … [Read more...]

2011: The Year in Review Quiz, Part II

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This week it’s time for Part II of our 2011 Year in Review Quiz. Have you been taking notes? Celebrate the end of 2011 with this little quiz, where we present 12 questions about news stories from … [Read more...]

2011: The Year in Review Quiz, Part 1

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It's December, and you know what that means. It's time to look back. Have you been paying attention for the past 12 months? You knew there would be a quiz, right? Say goodbye to 2011 with this little … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross Opens its Online Store on Facebook

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Always an online leader, Bell & Ross now makes its online shop available on its Facebook page. The online shop is available to residents of the USA and Europe. Now using Facebook, fans can get the … [Read more...]

Custom Bell & Ross Harley-Davidson to Tour U.S.

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After an impressive third place finish in the Modified Harley-Davidson Class at the AMD World Championships in Sturgis, South Dakota on August 11, 2011. Shaw Harley-Davidson’s Bell & Ross … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross WW1 Collection Launch Party

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Bell & Ross recently presented its new WW1 collection at the historic Hôtel National des Invalides whose famed Eglise du Dome houses Emperor Napoleon I’s tomb. This new collection, which … [Read more...]

Antiquorum & The Consulate of Monaco Host Only Watch Reception in New York

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Watch Collectors, VIP guests, philanthropists, members of the press and representatives from the leading watch brands filled Antiquorum’s auction room on September 12 in New York City to get a … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross BR01 Casino for Only Watch 2011

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For Only Watch 2011, Bell & Ross has created the BR01 Casino. The dial is made up of three rotating concentric circles in pink gold. And yes, it does tell the time. Have you worked out how? We'll … [Read more...]

Only Watch World Tour Runs August 30 – September 22

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On September 23, the Principality of Monaco will stage the world-famous Only Watch charity watch auction. Under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II, 40 unique timepieces will be sold by leading … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross BR Twelve O’Clock Limited Edition Set

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By its very nature, time is a relative concept that man has always wanted to punctuate with markers. The development of watch mechanisms has enabled it to be measured precisely. With the creation of … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross Launches New Website

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Bell & Ross is an online pioneer. In 1999 it was among the first brands to create its own website. In 2009, it was the first to make all of its models available for purchase online. In 2011, the … [Read more...]

New Bell & Ross BR 02 Dive Watches

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Bell & Ross has announced two new dive watches that will be available in August. Both models have 44mm steel cases with decompression valves and 1000 meter water resistance, and both are powered … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross Airborne II Limited Edition

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The original Bell & Ross Airborne, launched in 2009, paid tribute to the military paratroopers and especially the US Airborne divisions that played such a distinguished role in the Second World … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross Vintage PW1 and WW1

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Reimagining military watches of the 1920s, Bell & Ross has created two nostalgic yet modern timepieces: the Vintage PW1 pocket watch, and the WW1 wristwatch. Both pieces combine vintage styling … [Read more...]

Seiko Wins Sports Watch of the Year at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

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Seiko's Spring Drive Spacewalk Commemorative Edition was named the Sports Watch of the Year at the 2010 Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève. This accolade is the most prestigious yet awarded to … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross Vintage Collection Launch Event

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Bell & Ross officially launched their new Vintage Collection with an event at the historic Cercle National des Armées in Paris on September 15. At the opening, the three Vintage Collection lines … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross Vintage

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Bell & Ross is launching a new collection with two lines: Vintage Original and Vintage Heritage. The collection is an homage to 1940s aviator watches. Legibility is excellent, and the watches have … [Read more...]

Bell & Ross Launches Vintage Collection

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Bell & Ross is launching a new collection with two lines: Vintage Original and Vintage Heritage. The collection is an homage to 1940s aviator watches. Legibility is excellent, and the watches have … [Read more...]

Chronograph Quiz

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How well do you know chronographs? This week we look at technical, functional, and historical aspects of what may be the all-time favorite complication. So fire up your chronographs and see how long … [Read more...]

TIME TEST: The Name Game

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Ever wonder how your watch got its name? Test your knowledge of watch-brand handles by matching these brand names with the explanations of the origins. Answers take the form 1-C, 2-G, etc. Good luck! … [Read more...]