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Baume & Mercier Watches
Baume & Mercier Watch History

Since 1830, Baume & Mercier has been pioneering in some of the most sophisticated innovations in haute horology. From the iconic sports watch, the Baume Mercier Capeland Shelby Cobra to the Elegant and ladylike Promesse to the fashionably timeless Classima. Baume et Mercier has always made some waves for their luxury Swiss watches with their cutting edge design.

The Classima collection from Baume Mercier is one of the most distinguished collections of luxury men's watches. The inspiration for the Classima collection was first unveiled in 1965 as an ultra-slim white gold watch with a self-winding Baume & Mercier micro-rotor movement. The ultra-thin Classima watch has since gained worldwide acceptance by watch connoisseurs as a historical Swiss watch. Incorporating minimalist design which presents an elegantly pure case and either a steel bracelet or an alligator strap, Focusing on the essential elements of what defines a fine watch, Baume & Mercier engineered a lightweight, ultra-thin and ultra-classy watch ranging from 33mm to 41mm in a variety of combinations of steel, silver, 18kt yellow gold and 18 carat red gold also known as pink gold or rose gold. The Baume Mercier Classima can complement a suit and tie for the perfectly chic professional look.

The Clifton Collection is another slender watch which brings back ones memory to the masculinity found in vintage watches. Looking through the transparent case of the Baume Mercier Clifton one can witness expert craftsmanship of the beating heart in a manual-wind luxury watch that boasts a 90 hour power reserve. On the reverse side of the watch one can gaze into the scratch resistant antiglare, dome sapphire crystal, to see a pure dial with sun-satin finish with Arabic numerals and indexes. The signature look of a Baume et Mercier Clifton watch is the bold clean lines representing the harmonic unity of age-old watchmaking traditions and the absolute cutting edge in modern design.

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The Shelby Cobra makes one wonder what it is about high-speed racing that inspires some of the most iconic of luxury Swiss watches in the world today. In celebration of all of Carrol Shelby's victories as well as his foresight and passionate entrepreneurship, Baume et Mercier decided created a luxury watch as legendary as the Shelby Cobra itself with tachymeter and chronograph functions.

The Baume Mercier Capeland Collection's is the embodiment of the cutting edge performance and perseverance. The Capeland Chronograph 42mm and Capeland Chronograph 44mm in numerous stylistic configurations using steel bracelets or Black, Brown or Blue alligator leather straps and a choice of a steel or 18kt rose gold case. The dials on the Baume Mercier Capeland come in many colors including black, white, brown, blue, silver, and off white (only on the rose gold case).