BR-X1 Skeleton Tourbillon Sapphire takes the challenge of transparency to the extreme

Posted on Dec 29 2017 - 10:32am by Chris Tomaino

Timepiece manufacturer Bell & Ross has revealed a brand new Skeleton Tourbillon Sapphire Watch which it is going to be developing in a confined edition of just 8 timepieces each priced at $385,000 or £300,000. The Bell & Ross BR-X1 Skeleton Tourbillon Sapphire Watch see-via watch is ready with a hand-wound skeleton tourbillon motion and a flying tourbillon at 6 o’clock. Other features encompass a a 100-hour energy reserve and translucent rubber strap.

Skeleton Tourbillon Sapphire Watch Design

Taking the minimal technique even further, the brand new timepiece carries the logo’s middle layout language and has the identical square 45mm case, screwed together at every of the four corners, but made entirely out of sapphire.

The watch makes use of the BR-X1 case assembled from five, in preference to nice, very carefully carved sapphire blocks. The hand-wound skeleton motion has its hour and minute hands restrained to the upper 12:00 place of the dial. The tourbillon, then again, is proper underneath it seen near 6 o’clock, and appears to flow, suspended in the center of the case from the skeletonized bridge. The manually wound movement, the caliber BR-CAL.288 with tourbillon escapement, offers a most power reserve of 100 hours. finishing the see-through layout scheme is the translucent rubber strap. best eight portions of the Bell & Ross BR-X1 Skeleton Tourbillon Sapphire were produced


Skeleton Tourbillon Sapphire Watch Specifications

Limited edition of 8 pieces.
Functions: hours and minutes. Flying tourbillon at 6 o’clock.
Movement: calibre BR-CAL.288. Hand-wound skeleton tourbillon movement. 20 jewels , 21’600 Alt/h. 100 hours power reserve.
Case: 45mm in diameter. Sapphire.
Crysral: anti-reflective sapphire.
Dial: skeleton at 12 o’clock. Superluminova indices. Metal skeleton-filled hour and minutes hands.
Strap: translucent rubber.
Buckle: pin. Satin-polished steel.

Skeleton Tourbillon Sapphire Watch Price

However, this unique piece is now the maximum steeply-priced of all of the X1 offerings – even beating out the BR-X1 Chronograph Tourbillon Rose Gold Diamond variation by way of a healthful margin – with an asking charge for the Bell & Ross BR-X1 Skeleton Tourbillon Sapphire of $385,000.