Bell & Ross has released a skeletonized tourbillon that most notably is housed inside a sapphire case. The 45 diameter signature square-shaped case is made from 5 sapphire blocks that have been carved and polished.

Inside, is caliber BR-CAL.288 which is a hand wound skeletonized tourbillon which beats at 3Hz, has 20 jewels, and a 100-hour power reserve.

The BR-X1 Skeleton Tourbillon Sapphire watch displays hours, minutes, and has a 60-second flying tourbillon. The off-center display at 12 features luminous indices and metal luminous hour and minute hands.

The watch is completed with a translucent rubber strap and is limited to 8 pieces. Retail price is $385,000. (Ref. BRX1-SKTB-SAPHIR)

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Jason Pitsch
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Jason Pitsch is the Founder of Professional Watches. He appreciates good design and engineering in everything from architecture to automobiles to cameras to clothing. Yet his focus for the past decade has remained consistent on covering just one type of craftsmanship: watchmaking.