Baume et Mercier Wristwatches
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Watches Baume & Mercier has its origins in the distant past. Baume family settled in the Swiss village of Le Bois in 1542 Since then watch the tradition handed down from generation to generation. In 1830, brothers Louis Victor and Pierre-Jean-Célestin Baume (Baume) founded a watchmaker Baume in Le Bois. In 1851 in London founded the watch company «Baume brothers». They are involved in the construction of the railway, which facilitates the spread of hours. Baume & Mercier watches are rapidly gaining international recognition.
Its present name - Baume & Mercier - Watch Company has received in 1920, when one of the grandsons of the company founder, William Baume talented watchmaker, has teamed up with a successful businessman Paul Mercier. Paul Mercier - comes from Russia - Paul Cheredichenko who received Swiss citizenship. This partnership led to the creation of watchmaking house Baume & Mercier, and started off the technical and design ideas. Local house follows the tradition-based father and grandfather "to produce watches of the highest quality." Wrist watches Baume & Mercier in 1921. received a Hallmark of Geneva - the maximum degree of recognition in the world of fine watchmaking. In 1964. watch brand registered its company logo in the form of the Greek letter "F" - a symbol of symmetry. Leonardo da Vinci called the letter in his manual "The Divine Proportion" - the golden number. Local house for nearly 2 centuries demonstrates skill, hone with each model follows the principles of adherence to traditions of fine watchmaking. In developing their model watch brand Baume & Mercier is in step with the times, considering all the latest developments and trends of the world watches. The company is trying to modernize the design, without destroying the traditional appearance. Sometimes a new much easier than upgrading an old one. But you have to keep up with the times. However, the update for the watch brand Baume & Mercier does not mean to forget the past achievements.
In 1973. watches «Galaxie», «Mimosa», «Stardust» received the award «Golden Rose Award» («Golden Rose") in Baden-Baden. In the same year, Baume & Mercier watches have developed a model «Riviera», which became a classic, an integral part of the style of watch brand Baume & Mercier. Now this model is presented in a variety of variations and sizes: elegant and ultra-modern, elegant and impressive, watch for real men and feminine model.
In 2009, was a model of men's watches Baume & Mercier Riviera XXL Chrono Diver - cutting-edge model. The watch case is made of steel and is designed for lovers of sea elements. It would be appropriate and in the hand of a man on the deck of a luxury yacht. Clock face color: black, yellow, and orange make it easier to read information from the dial. Convex black rotating bezel allows the owner to observe the time under water and indicates when there comes the need to surface. Automatic watch movement. Watch has a chronograph function, tachometer, date display.
Collection of watches William Baume - a tribute to the founder of the hour mark. Models of this collection with an ultra-thin body - Ultra-Thin. The modern model of this collection is equipped with a clock ticking with manual winding. The watch case is made of rose gold, strap-alligator. Series limited to 178 copies. In 1994, the watchmaker Baume & Mercier presented a model of Hampton (in honor of the countryside not far from New York, where I like to relax by representatives of high society). In 2009, the 15th anniversary of the model was marked by the release of a new line of watches. For many years, this watch with a rectangular body are essential to the collection of watch brand Baume et Mercier and secured their status forever actual hours. On SHH in 2009, the Swiss watchmaker introduced new models of watches Baume & Mercier Hampton Magnum in lines and Classic. Model hours Magnum - sporty style. Classic - elegant, fully justifying its name chasy.Kompaniya watches Baume & Mercier presented its novelties for all fans watch the strict classical style. In December, go on sale new watches Baume & Mercier Classima with a variety of functions, from simple to trehstrelochnika jumping hour, as well as a calendar and a large date.
The main novelty in 2012 in a series of Baume Mercier Capeland-this is the main point is related to the stage of the design. Baume & Mercier Capeland, known as the chronograph, thanks to its interesting design, turned to watch for any season. These automatic chronographs are equipped with high-quality machinery, parts of their dials, as well as Arabic numerals coated Superluminova.
Watchmaker Baume et Mercier produces watches with different mechanisms of both mechanical and quartz. The watch case is made of steel and gold. Watchbands: steel, gold, leather and rubber.
In 1993, the watchmaker Baume & Mercier Geneve entered the Richmont Group.
In 2002, the watch company opened its own manufacturing plant in the Swiss Le Brene. The company shows dynamic growth and rapid technological development. The perfect combination of tradition and modernity, moderation and elegance - this is the credo Baume & Mercier Geneve. One of the oldest watch brands looking confidently to the future.