A Tool for the Driver: Bell & Ross Introduces BR 05 Chrono A523

Continuing the partnership with the F1 Alpine team, Bell & Ross launches the limited BR 05 Chrono A523. The timepiece is aptly decorated with the French flag and uses its coloring throughout. It also displays the Alpine logo as a counterweight to the chronograph hand, with its finely graduated black dial created to optimize legibility. Adding to its functionality is the tachymeter scale on the flange. 

“We designed a tool that serves the driver: an ally at all times,” explains Bruno Belamich, creative director and co-founder of Bell & Ross.

The chronograph in the livery of the French F1 racing team has a contemporary diameter of 42mm and is pressure resistant to 10 bars. Its square stainless steel case is distinguished by refined finishing inclusive of polished and satin-finished surfaces.

Under the hood ticks the self-winding BR-CAL.326 caliber with hours, minutes, small seconds at 9 o’clock, and the date displayed between 4 and 5 o’clock. Based on a Sellita SW-330, this chronograph movement has a power reserve of 42 hours and can be admired through a sapphire crystal case back.

Pricing for the Bell & Ross BR 05 Chrono A523 is marked at $6,700 on calfskin strap and $7,200 on stainless bracelet. The edition is limited to 500 pieces.

To learn more, visit Bell & Ross, here.

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