Lot #3189 – Bell & Ross Renault Sport Chronograph Watch BRV126-RS40-ST/SRB

Estimate: $2,000.00 – $2,500.00

Limited edition stainless steel gents Bell & Ross Renault Sport chronograph wristwatch with date, ref #BRV126-RS40-ST/SRB.  Limited edition of 170 pieces.  Black Bell & Ross dial with silver ring registers and yellow minute track.  The dial has a checkered flag logo with 1977 Renault Sport 2017.  Swiss made, automatic self winding Bell & Ross Calibre BR-CAL. 301 movement.  Case back engraved with the edition number and the same checkered flag logo as shown on the dial, 1977 Renault Sport 2017.  Comes on a black Bell & Ross rubber strap with a stainless steel Bell & Ross tang buckle.  Accompanied by Bell & Ross watch box and Bell & Ross papers.  Approximate diameter is 41mm.

In 2017, Bell & Ross released the #BR126 to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Renault in Formula 1 between 1977 to 2017.  This model was inspired by the 1977 Renault single seater, the Renault R.S.01.

Appears to be in unworn condition.  Running at the time of inspection, however not checked for accuracy nor water resistance/proofness.  An overhaul is always recommended for used watches.

Bruno Belamich and Carlos Rosillo founded Bell & Ross in 1992.  Their goal was to create watches that not only looked good, but could withstand extreme conditions with the help of divers, astronauts, pilots, and bomb disposal experts.  Due to it’s reputation, Bell & Ross became the official watch supplier to the French Air Force, The Space Lab Mission, and the Lafayette Escadrille.  Their iconic lines include the Bell & Ross WW1, Bell & Ross WW2, Bell & Ross BR V, Bell & Ross BR V Chronograph, Bell & Ross BR 01, Bell & Ross BR 03, Bell & Ross BR S, Bell & Ross BR-X1, and Bell & Ross BR-X2.

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Brand:  Bell & Ross
Model:  Renault Sport 40th Anniversary Chronograph, Limited edition of 170 pieces
Reference:  #BRV126-RS40-ST/SRB or #BRV126.RS40.ST.SRB or #BRV126RS40STSRB or #BRV126/RS40/ST/SRB or #BR 126 or #BR126-RS-40A
Diameter:  41mm
Dial Color:  Black, yellow, and silver
Case Material:  Stainless steel
Bezel Material:  Stainless steel
Case Back:  Solid
Functions:  Hours, minutes, date, chronograph (60 second and 30 minute timer registers)
Band:  Bell & Ross rubber strap with stainless steel Bell & Ross tang buckle
Last Know Retail (Approximate):  $4,300.00

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