In 1992 a team of designers specialized in aircraft and space controls joined to create watches for professional use,. Nowadays astronauts, pilots, divers or bomb disposal experts use Bell & Ross watches as tools on their missions.
This trade bears exceptional temperatures, dangerous pressures. These extreme situations are studied by Bell & Ross along with those who experience them: pilots, divers, astronauts and bomb disposal experts.
Designed for professionals who demand reliable watches, Bell & Ross watches meet four basic principles which,
- Water resistance.
These are the detail and the purpose of its function. This technical exactness is expressed through pure lines and timeless elegance.
The High Tech collection was designed to address the particular needs of men who put their lives on the line every day they go to work. Designed initially for space flight, the Space 1 was worn by German astronaut Reinhart Frrer on the Spacelab mission. The Pilot line features simplicity and is designed to be accurately read in a fraction of a second. The GMT line features multiple time zones. The Military M1 and M2 models were designed specifically for military and helicopter pilots, respectively. The two most narrowly targeted models of the High Tech collection are the Type Deminer for bomb-squad experts and the Hydro-Challenger for deep-sea exploration (hyperbaric pressure resistant to 1,100 Atm, the equivalent of a depth of 11,100 meters.
Bell & Ross watchmakers develop, assemble and carry out the ultimate adjustments of watches in Switzerland, in the production unit of La Chaux-de-Fonds.
The current Bell & Ross collection include Space 3, Grand Prix, Hydromax 11100 M, Type Marine, Type Demineur, Pilot, Diver 300, Function, Function Index, Vintage, Vintage 120, Vintage 123, Vintage 126, Military Type 123, Military Type 126, Desert Type 123, Desert Type 126 XL, Vintage 126 XL, Geneva 123, Geneva 126, Medium Auto, Medium Chrono, Jumping Hour, Double Subdial Jumping Hour, Mystery Diamond White and Mystery Diamond Black.