Baume & Mercier, Linea Day and Night collection

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Baume & Mercier is one of the important players in the Swiss Watch industry. With more than 200’000 timepieces produced every year, definitely makes them as an important reference. This year they are launching the new Linea Day and Night collection as a symbol of timeless femininity and elegance.

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The strenght of Baume & Mercier is to be loyal to its heritage and to use it to project the future. With the Linea Day & Night collection, Baume & Mercier reinvents every year this elegant timepiece for women since the 50’s.

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Since the launch of the first Linea model, it has been continuously reinventing itself, especially since its revival in 1987.
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Today, the Linea collection is dedicated to women who wishes to accessorize their watch with different bracelets, colours, decoration and diameter. Women are multi-facetted and they consider their watch as a companion for each great moment of their existence.

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This year Baume & Mercier launches Day & Night, a 32mm version in 2 versions, one Day version and one Night version. Only 100 units of each were produced and these 2 luxury timepieces will fullfil the need of certain women looking for a jewelry watch. One of the most striking details of these 2 timepieces is the amazing work on a mother-of-pearl dial decorated with waves set with diamonds.  In the Day version you can see a sun engraved on the white nacre dial and in the Night version you can admire little stars on the top part of the dial in place of the time figures. The night version also features all the moon phases in a night background.

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In terms of technical specifications:

  • Movement: For the Day version is a Quartz Ronda 705 and for the Night Version a Quartz Ronda 708
  • Functions: Hours and Minutes. For the Night version a moon phase indicator was added.
  • Case: round, 32mm. Polished and Satin finished steel. Bezel set with 40 diamonds (0.27 cts) in the Day version and 56 diamonds in the Night version. Sapphire Crystal and engraved with the mention: Limited Edition – one out of 100 pieces.
  • Dial: White Mother-of-Pearl with 24 diamonds (0.07 cts) in the Day version and dark blue mother-of-pearl with 27 diamonds in the Night version.
  • Bracelet: Interchangeable with pin buckle and triple folding security clasp
  • Water resistance: 50m (5 Atm)

So as you can see, the Linea collection is definitely a very luxury collection with several high details of creative refinement. As there are only 100 pieces of each, only a short selection of happy few will be able to wear them. Check Baume & Mercier website for more information about Linea timepieces: http://www.baume-et-mercier.com/collection-linea

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Sebastien Eich

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