The Baume & Mercier Collection has traditionally combined traditional craftsmanship and modern style, continuing the essence of the golden decade of watches in the 1950s, with an arc-shaped dial, uniquely shaped lugs and side doubles. The bevel design was inspired by the shape of an antique watch at the time. This year, the Baume & Mercier Clifton series has added a new heavyweight member, said to be heavyweight, because this new product is equipped with perpetual calendar function, with the classic timeless style and watchmaking ability to highlight the charm of the new perpetual calendar watch. Next, let’s admire Baume & Mercier’s new Clayton series perpetual calendar watch. (Watch model: 10470)
Perpetual calendar function
Baume & Mercier has kept the brand’s excellent level in terms of complex functions. This perpetual calendar watch released this year shows us the brand’s ability in complex functions. The Baume & Mercier is equipped with a complex perpetual calendar section on the BM13 movement, which accurately displays the date, day of the week, month, and moon phase, and automatically calculates different months and leap years. Therefore, this perpetual calendar model belongs to the most complex and precise ‘big perpetual calendar ‘List of watches.
Watch real shot
The watch case has a diameter of 42 mm, a thickness of 12.1 mm, and is made of red gold. The front is polished and refinished, and the sides are brushed. The two different processes create a completely different look and feel.
The crown engraved with the Baume & Mercier logo is located on one side of the watch, and its surroundings are designed with a non-slip texture, which is easy to hold when adjusting the time and has a first-class feel.
The lines of the case are smooth and elegant, and naturally extend to the lugs. The lugs show a certain degree of curvature, which fits the wrist better.
The ‘warm white’ ceramic dial is lustrous and lustrous, with a sharp faceted rivet-type engraving and three gold-plated hands indicating the hours, minutes, and seconds that complement the red gold case.
Three small dials with perpetual calendar function are arranged on the dial: the date is displayed at 3 o’clock, the moon phase at 6 o’clock, the day of the week at 9 o’clock, the month and leap year cycle at 12 o’clock. The sub dials indicate the time information with blue steel hands, making the perpetual calendar function more prominent and easier to read.
Paired with the watch is a black alligator leather strap with 18K red gold pin buckle, which makes the wearer feel more comfortable when wearing it. At the same time, this strap is a self-replaceable strap, which is convenient for changing the strap in accordance with your own dressing style.
The movement of this new perpetual calendar model is also eye-catching. The BM13-1975AC-1 self-winding movement has excellent accuracy and reliability, a long power reserve of up to five days, resistance to 1500 Gauss magnetic fields, and extension to The 7-year maintenance cycle is what makes this movement outstanding. The transparent caseback reveals the exquisitely polished movement. The plywood is decorated with a circular pattern. The chassis is sandblasted and decorated with a snail pattern. The hollow gold-plated oscillating weight is decorated with a Geneva pattern and a snail pattern. .
Summary: This year’s Baume & Mercier’s newly released perpetual calendar model is priced at 24,000 US dollars, equivalent to about 160,000 yuan, which is more conscience than other precious metal perpetual calendar models. This model not only inherits the elegant style of Baume & Mercier, but also witnesses the brand’s professional performance in the field of complex functions. If you like this perpetual calendar model, you can continue to follow its development. (Picture / text watch home Wu Fengqi)