As part of the release of the first Baume & Mercier brand video titled "Home for the Holidays", we received a beautiful card in the mail with a built-in video player and a delicious snowflake-shaped shortbread cookie —unfortunately we ate the cookie before working on this post so you won't get to experience it. Since, today is the start of the Holiday season with Thanksgiving and Chanukah and you don't get to experience this part of the watch collecting lifestyle, we decided to work on a special post for you to see this awesome card along with four Baume & Mercier watches priced right under $5,000 USD that would make a perfect gift to celebrate giving. This is the first film in a series of films titled "Celebrate Giving" that will roll out in 2014. The film captures the spirit of family togetherness during the holiday season and the beauty of gift giving. The video is located at the bottom of this post.
Baume & Mercier Clifton ref. 10055 Complete Calendar with Moon-phase. This is one of our favorite watches from this manufacture. It features a stainless steel case measuring 43mm in diameter, an automatic movement, a silver dial with date indicator on the outer perimeter of the dial, moon-phase indicator at 6 and day and month apertures at 12 o'clock right above the central pinion of the hands. The watch is fitted with a very comfortable and elegant black crocodile strap with deployant buckle.
Sticker Price $4,950 USD.
Baume & Mercier Clifton ref. 10052. This 41mm stainless steel watch also features an automatic movement and a silver dial with minute track in blue, blue anodized hands, small seconds at 6 and date aperture at 3 o'clock. Nothing too fancy, but just perfectly elegant and with a nice display case back and black crocodile leather strap with deployant buckle. Also available with black dial or silver dial with gilt Arabic numerals.
Sticker Price $2,700 USD.
Baume & Mercier Clifton ref. 10112 Dual Time. This 43mm watch is fitted with an automatic movement and a silver dial with dual time track in red and date aperture at 3 o'clock. The second time zone is indicated by an independent hand with red tip and it is very easy to set just by pulling the crown out to the first position and rotating the crown clockwise. Also available with slate-gray dial.
Sticker Price $3,300 USD.
Baume & Mercier Capeland ref. 10065 Chronograph with Telemeter Scale. This beautiful stainless steel chronograph measures 44mm in diameter and features a La Joux Perret 8120 automatic calibre. The dark blue dial features a 12-hour chrono register at 6, a 30-minute chrono register at 3, a running seconds register at 9 o'clock, tachymeter and telemeter scales and a date aperture between 4 and 5 o'clock. Also available with black, silver or black dial.
Sticker Price $4,350 USD.
Now, if you find yourself struggling for which model to pick, you can just go ahead and get all four as these watches are very nicely priced. As we would say, you get a lot of watch for your buck. The #celebrategiving video is right after our mandatory wristshot. Enjoy!
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