In 1992 a team of designers and specialists of aircraft and space controls joined with a set project to create watches perfectly suiting a professional use, to be part of the great Swiss watch making tradition while meeting the demands of men facing extreme situations. Nowadays astronauts, pilots, divers or bomb disposal experts use Bell & Ross watches as tools on their missions. As mark of respect to the France Naval Service, Bell & Ross has released a limited edition of 10 series of 150 pieces each. The stainless steel casing, measures 41mm X 14.5mm.
The movement is an automatic B&R caliber (base ETA) with 28 jewels and a power reserve of 42 hours. Moreover it is water resistant to 200 meters. You can opt for either a sapphire crystal or an acrylic crystal, and either a bracelet or a leather strap. Designed for professionals who demand optimal reliability, Bell & Ross watches meet four basic principles: readability, performance, precision and water resistance. Thus, every detail has its purpose, its function. This technical exactness is expressed through pure lines and timeless elegance. These brawny timepieces retail for 3,000 Euros ($3,877) and more!