Budget Baumatic Adds Three New Timepieces

These three brand new Critton Baumatic watches equipped with the brand’s homemade Baumatic BM13 version cleverly combine superior performance, innovative technology and exquisite design to fully reflect the leading watchmaking of Baume & Mercier for 189 years. Professional and combined with a modern style that keeps pace with the times.

  The new timepiece of this series launched this year has a rose gold case and a gradient blue dial. For men who have a taste, a sense of beauty, and a constant search for excellence and innovation, the Crichton Baumatic is a great ally.

Crichton Baumatic Gradient Blue Dial Watch

  This new watch from Baume & Mercier is equipped with a beautiful gradient blue dial, which changes from dark blue at the center to black at the periphery, and is decorated with contrasting white chronograph scales and rhodium-plated hands. The 40 mm stainless steel case showcases elegant and harmonious proportions. The Swiss Official Astronomical Observatory (COSC) model is decorated with a delicate white cross pattern that runs through the center of the dial.

  Clayton’s Baumatic blue dial style with a replaceable black alligator leather strap or a five-row link stainless steel bracelet are equipped with a triple folding safety clasp. This self-winding watch showcases a unique style and is suitable for wearing at any moment or occasion.

Baume and Mercier Baumatic watch 10467, MSRP: 22,100CNY

Baume and Mercier Baumatic watch 10468, MSRP: 23,000CNY

Clifton Baumatic Observatory Certified Rose Gold Watch

  The ‘warm white’ ceramic dial with the rivet-style gold-plated facet engraved with the 18K rose gold case echoes each other. The low-key and detailed charcoal gray cross pattern runs across the center of the dial in a crisscross pattern and symbolizes this is a precision timepiece certified by the Swiss Official Observatory (COSC). The central seconds hand, also charcoal grey, contrasts beautifully with the golden hour and minute hands. The polished / satin-finished 39mm rose gold case is magnificent and magnificent. It is an ideal wrist jewel for men who seek superior performance and classic elegance.

Baume and Mercier Baumatic watch 10469, MSRP: 52,600CNY

Design and details

  The dials of each model of the Crichton Baumatic series are perfectly matched with a large date display window at 3 o’clock, and are equipped with an anti-glare rounded sapphire crystal on the dial to ensure the extreme Best legibility.

  The sapphire crystal case back allows the movement to be delicately polished by hand: the plywood is decorated with circular patterns, while the chassis is sandblasted and snail-shaped. The skeletonised steel or gold-plated tungsten steel rotor is decorated with a Geneva pattern combined with a snail pattern. In the center of the exquisite movement, the suspension reed is presented in the form of the brand symbol Phi, with the distinguished symbol of the Baume & Mercier to highlight the brand’s pursuit of perfection.

  The Crichton Baumatic series offers a replaceable leather strap that allows the wearer to change as he wants.

Baumatic movement

  The BaumaticBM13-1975A automatic winding movement has optimized precision and reliable performance. In addition to a long-lasting power reserve of up to 120 hours (five days), the Crichton Baumatic watch has excellent timekeeping accuracy (Swiss official observatory-certified (COSC) models have a daily error of only –4 / + 6 seconds). It is also resistant to the effects of magnetic fields encountered in daily life. Moreover, the recommended maintenance period of the watch has been extended to seven years, exceeding the generally recommended three to five years. These outstanding high efficiency performances are loved by those who love high-end watches.

Technological innovation

  The relentless pursuit of technological innovation introduced the Lépine movement in Zhuluo in 1840, which made the watch make great progress in terms of reliability and robustness. The use of this movement, which has to revolutionize how it works, has made Baume & Mercier so successful.

  By the second half of the nineteenth century, Baume & Mercier had gained a good international reputation, especially the chronograph and advanced complex functions introduced by the brand, including minute repeater, perpetual calendar and tourbillon. These precision instruments for measuring time have earned Baume & Mercier numerous awards and gold medals. For example, Baume & Mercier won the Gold Medal at the Melbourne Expo in 1880, the Gold Medal at the London Expo in 1885, and the same in Chicago in 1893. In 1892, in the precision timing competition organized by the Royal Kew Royal Observatory in the United Kingdom, Baume & Mercier won the championship with a chronograph pocket watch equipped with a tourbillon and a keyless winding movement, breaking the precision record and winning the award, and this precision record has been maintained For ten years.

  During the 1920-1930s, Baume & Mercier introduced one of the thinnest timepieces of its time. Later, in 1965, Baume & Mercier developed an ultra-thin automatic winding movement equipped with the ‘RotoPlanétaire’ eccentric rotor, which was the thinnest automatic watch with a calendar function at the time.

  The ‘Tronosonic’ tuning fork watch launched by Baume & Mercier consolidates the creative concept of the modern spirit for the brand, and at the same time assists the brand in resisting the quartz watch crisis that suddenly appeared in the late 1970s. Includes LCD watch.

  With the ‘Avant-Garde’ avant-garde model introduced in 1986, Baume & Mercier became one of the very few brands using tungsten carbide because it is a very difficult material to process, but it is used by highly skilled Baume and Mercier Build the case and bracelet. In addition, Baume & Mercier was also the only brand to combine 18K gold on the bracelet, which was a novelty at the time.

  In 2018, Baume & Mercier introduced the Crichton Baumatic series equipped with the brand’s homemade BaumaticBM12-1975A self-winding movement, combining mechanical innovation and watchmaking tradition. skill.

  In 2019, Baume & Mercier launched a new brand-made self-made Baumatic movement with a movement model of BM13-1975A, witnessing that in order to meet customer expectations, the brand not only strives to innovate and never compromises on quality!