Thursday, November 23, 2023


 From Bell & Ross -

This is limited series concept watch from Bell & Ross.

Courtesy of Bell & Ross

Limited to 500 pieces, the BR-X5 GREEN LUM
While it is possible that this has been done before and is just not on my radar, this is the first fully lumed CASE in my memory. Dials? I've seen plenty! But cases? That's a bit different!

Here are the pertinents, straight from Bell & Ross -


    Calibre BR-CAL.323. Manufacture. Automatic mechanical. Approximate power reserve of 70 hours.


    Hours, minutes and seconds. Date window at 3 o'clock and power reserve indicator at 9 o'clock.

  • CASE

    41 mm wide. 12.80 mm thick. Container in Grade 2 microblasted titanium with DLC (diamond-like carbon) finish. Upper and lower inserts in green luminescent fiberglass composite. Fixed bezel in Grade 2 microblasted titanium with bezel insert in luminescent composite. Screw-down crown and crown guard in Grade 2 titanium. Case-back in Grade 2 microblasted titanium with smoked grey sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating. Case-back with oscillating weight.

  • DIAL

    Matt black. Applique indices filled with black varnish. Skeletonised Super-LumiNova®-covered hour and minute hands. Black flange with 60-minute scale with green marking.


    Sapphire with anti-reflective coating.


    100 metres.


    Black openworked rubber.


    Folding. Steel with DLC (diamond-like carbon) finish.

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