SIHH 2019: Hands On With The Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic Perpetual Calendar Watch

 |  January 30th, 2019

  It was just last year that Baume  & Mercier made huge strides in the watch world with the unveiling of the Baumatic movement and subsequent watches. Now, for SIHH 2019, the brand releases the  Clifton Baumatic Perpetual Calendar  that, for the first time, combines the Baumatic movement with a perpetual calendar module.  The Baumatic self-winding movement is highly reliable thanks to the combination of its silicon hairspring and a high-performance escapement. In addition to five days power reserve, the…

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SIHH 2019 In Review: From Watches To Exhibition Space, Events And More

 |  January 23rd, 2019

If you were in attendance at this year’s SIHH, then — as the saying goes — “if you know, you know.” For those who weren’t there, however, we take you behind the scenes for a look at what went on at the 29th annual SIHH and around Geneva from January 13-18, 2019 — the good, the bad and the ugly. SIHH 2019 in Review: Right off the bat, I have to say that this was one of the most successful…

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Three Great Baume & Mercier Baumatic Watches For Under $3,500 — Perfect For The Holidays

 |  December 20th, 2018

With the holidays here, last-minute shopping doesn’t have to be a terrible thing. Baume & Mercier has the answer for the man in your life who loves watches: Baumatic. Earlier this year, at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), Baume & Mercier announced some pretty incredible news: the brand was unveiling a high-tech in-house movement called Baumatic(TM). Now, the watches housing the incredible new caliber are in stores — and any watch lover and seeker of precision is…

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In Stores Now: Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic Watches With All-New High Technology Inside (Prices)

 |  September 20th, 2018

Earlier this year, at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), Baume & Mercier announced some pretty incredible news: the brand was unveiling a high-tech in-house movement called Baumatic(TM). Now, the watches housing the incredible new caliber are in stores — and any watch lover and seeker of precision is going to want to check them out.  The new Clifton Baumatic(TM) watches house the BM12- 1975A caliber that not only offers an impressive five days (120 hours) of power…

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Watch Review: Building My Own Customized Baume Watch

 |  August 20th, 2018

You may recall that we broke the news here first last May that Richemont Group was creating an all-new brand: Baume. Not to be confused with Baume & Mercier, but a brainchild that was formed under that brand’s wings, the new Baume brand can be purchased only on line, and buyers can customize their own custom watch if they so desire, or buy an already designed watch. Baume gave me the opportunity to customize a watch of my own, which…

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Baume & Mercier Clifton Club Watches … Perfect Summer Companions

 |  July 26th, 2018

Summer time presents an opportunity to reconnect with friends, family and loved ones in a variety of  great places — many of them outdoors. From the beach, to barbecues, to hiking trails and exotic locations in between, summer is a time to enjoy and have a good time. That means that when it comes to the watch on your wrist, you want it to be equally as easy and ready-to-go the distance with you.  A tested versatile timepiece is a…

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Breaking News: Richemont Group Launches New Watch Brand Called Baume

 |  May 15th, 2018

Yes, you heard right. The luxury Richemont Group has just launched a new watch brand — an affordable one at that. Yes, you also heard right, the new brand is called Baume — mostly because it was conceived of and begun under the auspices of its “mother” brand Baume & Mercier. Additionally, the new brand — which now has its own design team and leader, veteran Richemont Group product director Marie Chassot — is geared for a better future and…

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