Bentley Racer No. 55

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The Case

The four-piece stainless steel case is fully brushed save for polished accents on the bezel and lugs. Fitted with a sapphire crystal featuring anti-reflective coating, it has a screwed-down crown. The watch is water-resistant to 10 ATM. The case is 43mm in diameter, has a thickness of 13mm and measures 22mm between the lugs.

The Case Back & Movement

The circular-brushed, screwed-down case back is adorned with a depiction of a 1930s vintage Bentley racing car at its centre, acid etched into the steel. The modified 11 ½ ligne calibre VB - 24A automatic movement features 26 jewels, perlage and blued screws. Other highlights include a Glucydur balance, an Anachron balance spring and a Nivaflex 1 mainspring. The balance has a frequency of 28,800 bph and features a 38-hour power reserve and a skeletonised, decorated rotor. The movement is suspended in a ring of mu-metal which helps protect it from excessive magnetic forces.

The Dial & Hands

The double curved, olive green and lime dial features 1930s inspired off-white indexes, coated with Super-LumiNova ® C7. The classic blue steel hour and minute hands are treated with Super-LumiNova ® C7. A central sweep seconds hand, with a red tip, and a date display complete the inventory of functions.

Night Racing

The watch's Super Luminous Nova properties on the dial's well-defined indexes and hands, which are all easily visible and legible, even during low-light conditions. This feature ensures that the watch can be used effectively in all lighting situations, from the illuminated brightness of day to the subdued glow of night.

The Strap & Buckle

We have also included a brown waxed leather strap with white stitching fitted with a custom made 20.00 mm two tone finished 316L stainless steel VB buckle.

Presentation Box

The watch is supplied in a beautiful, handmade British Racing Green box, featuring an outer sleeve. The box contains a customised spring bar tool, a luxury polishing cloth, hangtag, Van Brauge brochure, owner's medallion, a spare strap and the warranty booklet.

My Inspiration

The Bentley Racer collection transports you to the thrilling and competitive world of early British motor racing, with a nostalgic nod to the legendary Brooklands race track. It expertly captures the essence of the high-stakes Double Twelve and harks back to the elegant vintage Bentleys that gracefully competed during the 1920s and 1930s. Every timepiece in the collection embodies a unique narrative, with each watch taking its name from a fabled British racing car number. This attention to detail effortlessly evokes fond memories of a bygone era, encapsulating the glory of wheel-to-wheel action while paying homage to Britain's rich automotive heritage and the captivating splendour of classic motorsport.

Bentley Racer No. 55

Men's Classics The Bentley Racer



Hand built in Windsor / England

Five year extended warranty

Free international shipping