Hands On The Bell & Ross BR-X1 Carbon Forge Watch

The BR-X1 Carbon Forgé joins the armada of aeronautical watches from Bell & Ross. The French brand, launched in 2002 by Carlos Rosillo, has grown to include five generations of watch models, each inspired by the military.

Bell & Ross BR-X1 Carbon Forge Watch Baselworld 2015 Front

This year, Bell & Ross has equipped the high flying BR-X1 with a forged carbon case. This lightweight ultra-resistant material gives the watch a really stealthy look.

Bell & Ross BR-X1 Carbon Forge Watch Baselworld 2015 Hands On

Because the marble effect is achieved by mixing the carbon fibers at randomn, each timepiece is in fact completely unique. A high-tech ceramic and rubber bumper have also been added to protect the clean edges of this 45mm chronograph.

Bell & Ross BR-X1 Carbon Forge Watch Baselworld 2015 Close Up

The Bell & Ross BR-X1 is powered by BR-CAL.313, a skeleton chronograph movement with a small seconds hand at 3 o’clock, a date dial at 6 o’clock, and a 30-min timer at 9 o’clock.

The latest BR-X1 is a limited edition of 250 pieces priced at $ 22,000 and comes with a woven black rubber strap.

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