This isn’t the first occasion when that Bell & Ross have taken part in the Only Watch occasion. For sure, the military-motivated Parisian brand have just made a few extraordinary watches which have been unloaded for this acceptable purpose, like those in 2011, 2013 and 2015 ( see here ). This year, B&R will likewise have an explicitly changed model, in light of the as of late introduced BR-X1 RS17, which is the consequence of their organization with Formula 1 group Renault Sport. Along these lines, as you may expect, there is some solid dashing vehicle motivation in the plan of this piece… and there’s something other than a watch to be auctioned.
For the Only Watch noble cause sell off, the thought is quite basic. Brands that consent to partake give a watch explicitly made for the event, with a degree of uniqueness that changes from an erratic dial, to a completely devoted watch. Bell & Ross for the most part sits some place in the center, with watches dependent on existing models, yet exceptionally changed to give them a specific coolness that won’t be found in standard creation watches. In 2015, they added a tourbillon and a solid patina to a bronze Skull watch . This year, the brand does it somewhat less difficult and effectively utilizes its new partnership with Renault Sport F1, by introducing an explicitly enriched variant of the BR-X1 RS17 – which was presented at Baselworld 2017 and that we covered here .
The watch depends on the hearty, specialized and exceptionally manly BR-X1 Chronograph. This watch, which we looked into here , can be viewed as the subsequent stage in the improvement of the brand, by climbing as far as quality, complexity and intensity. Indeed, the round-dial-inside a-squared-case is as yet present, yet the watch can be viewed as the ripped variant of the symbol. The case is more complex, secluded and utilizes cutting edge materials, for example, fashioned carbon and an insurance belt in artistic – all of which have been enlivened by F1 vehicles. Inside is a programmed skeleton chronograph development, obvious through the dim colored sapphire gem dial. Highlights which are altogether present on the ordinary creation model.
What changes? Mostly, the shading plan. The Unique Bell & Ross BR-X1 RS17 Only Watch 2017 utilizations the shades of the Renault Sport F1 Team, yellow and dark, which additionally turns out to be the shades of this seventh release of Only Watch. In this manner, the multicolor inward spine is supplanted by a yellow one, the 30-minute counter is orbited by an enormous yellow track and the tachymeter scale is additionally imprinted in yellow on the fashioned carbon bezel. Despite the fact that these negligible tasteful changes make this piece an attractive recommendation, notwithstanding the watch a bonus will be incorporated, making this contribution by Bell & Ross considerably cooler and more exclusive.
As well as getting this remarkable Bell & Ross BR-X1 RS17 Only Watch 2017, the fortunate winning bidder will be welcome to join the Renault Sport Formula One Team, at the last race of the title in Abu Dhabi toward the finish of November. The visitor will be welcomed by the group, have the chance to meet the drivers and will likewise get the race gloves worn by Nico Hülkenberg, for the Grand Prix. All in all, this is the sort of involvement that even cash can’t generally buy… More subtleties can be found on the Bell & Ross official page .
Technical Specifications – Bell & Ross BR-X1 RS17 Only Watch 2017
- Case: 45mm x 45mm square case – manufactured carbon and earthenware case, with elastic supplements – Rocker press catches – sapphire precious stone – 100m water resistant
- Movement: calibre BR-CAL.313 – programmed skeleton chronograph – 4Hz recurrence – 56 gems – hours, minutes, seconds, chronograph, date
- Strap: bi-material – elastic and carbon fiber – pin buckle
- Unique Piece for Only Watch 2017
- More subtleties here