Baume-et-Mercier Swiss watches
Baume-et-Mercier Brief History
Baume-et-Mercier is a Swiss Watchmaking company founded in 1830 by Louis Victor and Pierre-Joseph-Celestin Baume. In 1912, new and exciting things for Baume-et-Mercier was happening as it was in this year that William Baume, a second generation Baume, met the watchmaker and jeweler Paul Mercier at the Geneva watch and jewerly shop in Haas... (continued below)
The meeting between the two would eventually lead to a partnership and signing for the launching of Baume-et-Mercier in Geneva on November 26,1918. After World War II, Baume-et-Mercier shifted its focus on conventional watches, chronographs and ladies jewerly watches. 1965 saw the takeover of the Piaget company, outbidding international competition and also saw the shift on using electronic tuning fork movements
Baume-et-Mercier Milestones and Awards
Baume-et-Mercier is represented in 75 countries and has 220 excusive retail stores worldwide. It reproduces 200,000 watches a year and is known for their sporty chronograph watches. In 1921, Baume-et-Mercier was awarded the Poincon de Geneve, an official and prestigous recognition of flawless quality products. After World War II, Baume-et-Mercier shifted its focus on conventional watches, chronographs and ladies jewerly watches. 1965 saw the takeover of the Piaget company, outbidding international competition and also saw the shift on using electronic tuning fork movements. In 1971, Baume-et-Mercier introduced the first tuning fork movement that placed the brand into the electronic era. Another award in 1973 was given for Baume-et-Mercier's creativity in manufacturing jewerly watches by winning the Baden Baden Golden Rose in Germany. With its ingenious and rigorous designs, they are at the forefront of luxury watches.
Baume-et-Mercier a Swiss Watch Tradition
Baume-et-Mercier watches draws the strength from its Swiss tradition and considered as formal timepieces that demonstrate refined taste and conscientious beauty. Every Baume-et-Mercier watch is scrupulously assembled to always remain in step with the times and impose themselves as timeless classics. The Baume-et-Mercier watchmaking house distinguishes itself with a successful combination of technical expertise and technological innovation. Every Baume-et-Mercier watch is water resistant and has a scratch resistant sapphire crystal together with stainless steel features that gives an everlasting shine. Each watch is assembled by hand and checked for the slightest flaw. Baume-et-Mercier establish itself as a cutting-edge manufacturer in Europe, especially Italy, Spain and France.
Baume-et-Mercier Humanitarian Causes
Baume-et-Mercier is also involved in humanitarian causes worlwide and have partnered with hollywood actors and actresses like Meg Ryan, Kiefer Sutherland and Kim Bassinger among others. Its distinguished collections for mens and women exude style and sophistication for understated glamour.
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