• 38mm Baume & Mercier Geneve chronograph - Caliber Landeron 51
  • 38mm Baume & Mercier Geneve chronograph - Caliber Landeron 51
  • 38mm Baume & Mercier Geneve chronograph - Caliber Landeron 51
  • 38mm Baume & Mercier Geneve chronograph - Caliber Landeron 51
  • 38mm Baume & Mercier Geneve chronograph - Caliber Landeron 51
  • 38mm Baume & Mercier Geneve chronograph - Caliber Landeron 51
  • 38mm Baume & Mercier Geneve chronograph - Caliber Landeron 51
  • 38mm Baume & Mercier Geneve chronograph - Caliber Landeron 51

38mm Baume & Mercier Geneve chronograph with caliber Landeron 51

Brand:Baume & Mercier
Model:Chronograph
Year:1960's
Material:Stainless Steel
Size - diameter excluding winding crown:38mm
Size - length including lugs:45mm
Condition:Good
Price:$1,295

38mm Baume & Mercier Geneve chronograph with caliber Landeron 51

Baume & Mercier Geneve, antimagnetic, manual chronograph with round creamy color dial and two sub dials with minutes at 3 o’clock and seconds at 9 o’clock. It has Arabic gold color even numbers and batons for odd. The telemetre / KM is in red color and the outside tachymeter graduated up to 1000 is in blue. The watch comes with gold Pencil hands. On the outside stainless steel back case comes “Fond acier inoxydable” and inside the case the number 689850. It is manual wind movement with caliber Landeron 51 and 17 jewels. The watch comes with a black crocodile strap.

History

In 1834, the Baume family founded the company “Baume Freres”. In 1844, Joseph Celestin Baume went to England to set up business relations whom opened doors to introduce watches signed “Waterloo”, “Diviko” and “Sirdar” to new markets. In 1893, the company won the timing competition at the Kew-Teddington observatory with a score of 91.9 out of 100. In 1912, William Baume met with Paul Mercier and in 1918 formed the establishment of “Baume & Mercier” in Geneva. After the war Constantin de Gorski joins the company and focus on conventional men’s watches, sports-chronographs and ladies jewelry watches. In 1965, Piaget took over the company. From the 1970’s the company invest on quartz movement. In 1993, the Cartier Group became sole owners of Piaget and Baume & Mercier.

Technical details

Manual wind movement with caliber Landeron 51 (all derivatives based on Landeron 48). It has 17 jewels, 18,000 bph and 41 hours power reserve.

Measurements

Diameter excluding winding crown: 38mm
Length including lugs: 45mm

Price: $1,295