The Basics

The Vintage WW1 (Wrist Watch 1) pays tribute to the first wristwatches worn by pilots in the 1920s. It features a distinctive large fob watch type diameter, wire lugs welded to the sides of the watch and a thin elegant yet strong leather strap. The present example features a stainless steel case, a galvanic black dial with Arabic numerals and a thin yet strong alligator leather strap. It is fitted with a power reserve display at 7:00. Reference BRWW197-BL-ST/SCR

Brand: Bell & Ross
Family: Vintage
Reference: BRWW197-BL-ST/SCR
Name: WW1 97 Reserve de Marche
Produced: N/A
Limited: No

Below is a detailed look at Bell & Ross’s model BRWW197-BL-ST/SCR from Vintage watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

Bell & Ross Vintage BRWW197-BL-ST/SCR

The Details

Bell & Ross’s WW1 97 Reserve de Marche (BRWW197-BL-ST/SCR) was originally released in N/A. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 28800 bph (4 Hz) to provide a 42-hour power reserve when fully wound.

The Case

The stainless steel case measures 45mm in diameter and roughly mm thick. The round case is paired with a black color dial with feuille-shaped hands, and a mixed hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Bell & Ross’s Vintage model BRWW197-BL-ST/SCR is water resistant up to 50 meters (164 ft). A solid caseback is over the back of the watch case.

Material: Stainless steel
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Solid
Shape: Round
Diameter: 45mm
Height: mm
Lug Width: N/Amm
W/R: 50

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The Vintage BRWW197-BL-ST/SCR movement is a powered by caliber 2897 made by ETA. The 21-jewel automatic movement is 25.6mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 28800 semi-oscillations per hour or 4 Hz. This movement offers a 42-hour power reserve.

Type: Automatic
Brand: ETA
Caliber: 2897
Base: ETA 2892-A2
Display: Analog
Diameter: 25.6mm
Jewels: 21
Reserve: 42 hours
Frequency: 28800 bph
Time: Hours, Minutes, Seconds
Chronograph:
Additionals:

The Price

How much does the Bell & Ross’s Vintage BRWW197-BL-ST/SCR cost? This watch was introduced in N/A and has been in Bell & Ross’s collection for around . This watch is not a limited release. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.

CURRENT PRICE: 3200

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Specifications:

  • Brand: Bell & Ross
  • Model: WW1 97 Reserve de Marche
  • Reference Number: BRWW197-BL-ST/SCR
  • Limited: No

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Stainless steel
  • Glass: Sapphire
  • Back: Solid
  • Diameter: 45
  • Thickness:
  • Lug Width: N/A
  • Dial Color: Black
  • Indexes: Mixed and Feuille-shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: 50 meters

Movement:

  • Winding: Automatic
  • Brand: ETA
  • Caliber: 2897
  • Display: Analog
  • Diameter: 25.6mm
  • Jewels: 21
  • Power Reserve: 42 hours
  • Frequency: 28800 bph
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Seconds

About Bell & Ross

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Bruno Belamich and Carlos Rosillo founded Bell & Ross in 1992, focusing on aviator and diving watches. Today, its manufacturing is based in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. The brand’s Vintage Collection includes the PW1, WW1, WW2, and Vintage BR models.

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