The Baume & Mercier Story
Baume & Mercier has a rich history and tradition of Swiss watchmaking is now more than 170 years ago in 1830 the brothers Louis Victor and Pierre – Joseph – Celestin Baume established a watch company Baume Freres. in the Swiss Jura region – the heart of the Swiss watch industry. As the business flourished in Europe a grandson of the founder, William Baume Mercier met Paul as a great lover of art and in 1918 they built a business collaboration, clarity of the Baume strict, precise, and Mercier was art. Form and function combine to create a tradition of integrity, quality and luxury that still exist today.
In 1964, Baume & Mercier registered Greek letter Phi is the logo of the brand and will continue to be present in every design, Baume & Mercier symbol of the golden ratio and the theory of Leonard de Vinci’s proportions will reflect the elegance and beauty. Depending on the “lifeblood of God” remains the cornerstone of the brand.
Baume & Mercier designer goldmine for the company over 175 years of watch making history – from the eggs of the crown to the graphics of the dial – to create the beautiful shape of the new clock. Inspired by the clock, the golden rectangle, pink, led by Baume & Mercier in 1960, the Hampton signature of the clock was created as a custom blend of watchmaking and contemporary design and the company remains with the slogan original. Baume brothers when they started Baume Freres: “Accept only perfection, only manufacture watches of the highest quality.”.
Product Features :
- Quality Swiss Automatic movement; Functions without a battery; Powers automatically with the movement of your arm
- Scratch-resistant-sapphire crystal; Band width between lugs 11.5 mm; Band width at the widest point: 24.5 mm
- Case diameter: 43 mm
- Stainless-steel case; Black dial; Date function; Chronograph functions
- Water-resistant to 330 feet (100 M)
Steel polished / satin finish rotating bezel with a black sail cloth, sewing, bracelet, orange stitching. Cover the same direction. Gold-tone dial with black Roman numerals and hour markers Tachymeter scale around the outer edge. The three-hour show at 3 o’clock position, Chronograph – 12, 30 minutes, 60 seconds sub dial. Automatic movement. Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, screw down crown Case diameter: 43 mm Thickness: 15 mm case, the three-fold clasp Water resistant 200 meters / 660 feet Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, date, Chronograph,. tachymeter Baume Mercier Riviera Mens Watch 8797.
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