Baume & Mercier is a Swiss luxury watch brand. Baume & Mercier was launched in 1830. Today Baume & Mercier belongs to the Richemont Group (Cartier, Piaget, IWC, Panerai). Celebrities who endorse Baume & Mercier are Gwyneth Paltrow, Andy Garcia, Ashton Kutcher, Kim Basinger, Kiefer Sutherland. Among the notable Baume & Mercier watches are the Baume & Mercier Clifton, Baume & Mercier Classima, Baume & Mercier Hampton, Baume & Mercier Capeland, Baume & Mercier Hampton, Baume & Mercier Linea collections for women. Former collections include the Baume & Mercier Capeland, Baume & Mercier Classima, Baume & Mercier Clifton, Baume & Mercier Riviera, Baume & Mercier Diamant. For Baume Mercier fans we cover many Baume Mercier review posts where we test the latest Baume & Mercier models. It is important to note that Baume Mercier repair services are offered by all certified retaliers, which is why Baume & Mercier replica watches should not be considerer worth the money as they often will not be serviced by dealers. Baume & Mercier women's watches are as popular as Baume & Mercier men's watches. Sometimes Baume & Mercier is referred to as Baume Mercier or simply Baume et Mercier. Popular Baume Mercier watches include the Baume et Mercier Classima Executive, Baume Mercier Linea, Baume et Mercier Hampton Classic and the new Baume et Mercier Capeland watch collection. WatchTime is your source of info for Baume & Mercier, ladies' watches and men's Baume & Mercier timepieces.

Watch Insider’s Top 10 Best-Value Chronographs

Longines Column Wheel Single-Push-Piece Chronograph

As new watches introduced at this year's SIHH and Baselworld begin arriving at retailers, let's look at my annual Top 10 Best-Value Watches list, which I assembled for my blog, … [Read more...]

Five Baume & Mercier Watches Under $5,000

affordable baume mercier

Founded in 1830, Baume & Mercier has a proud history, producing award-winning complicated timepieces in the 19th century and both pure classics and avant garde designs during the 20th. Today the … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: My Top 15 World-Time Watches

Breguet Classique Hora Mundi

Many who travel throughout the world have to frequently re-adjust our watches for a new time zone when arriving at our destination. And those of us with friends and business associates around the … [Read more...]

Back is Beautiful: 11 Luxury Watch Wallpapers

Breitling for Bentley B05 Unitime

Discover the latest edition of our popular series of "Back is Beautiful" photo features, which showcases fine mechanical watches that are as intriguing from the back as they are from the front. Click … [Read more...]

Watch Test: Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph

Baume & Mercier Capeland

Baume & Mercier launched its redesigned Capeland watch at the SIHH exhibition in Geneva in 2011. In this watch test featurette WatchTime gives this luxury-sport chronograph the once-over, with … [Read more...]

Military Time: Watch Insider Presents 10 Watches With NATO Straps

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronographe

In recent years I've taken to "pimping out" my new and old watches, some of them military watches, by replacing their original straps with colorful NATO straps. New releases from recent Baselworld … [Read more...]

Press Release: WatchTime’s Newest E-Special Showcases the Watches of SIHH 2015

WatchTime SIHH 2015 E Special

New York City (NY);, the website of America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, has announced its latest downloadable E-Special, collecting its complete coverage of the 2015 … [Read more...]

Close-Up: Baume & Mercier Promesse Ladies’ Watch Collection

Baume et Mercier Promesse

Baume & Mercier has been turning to its extensive watch archives to inspire its recent men's watch collections, such as the Clifton. Last year, the Swiss brand launched a new watch line for ladies … [Read more...]

Feminine and Exclusive: 9 Luxury Watches for Ladies

Parmigiani Tonda Metropolitaine

At the big watch fairs, the stars of the show tend to be complicated watches for men, but each year watch brands also debut plenty of ladies' watches, many made at the same level of craftsmanship as … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Top 10 Affordable Watches for Men

Longines HydroConquest Chronograph

From my blog,, here is my list of the top 10 men's watches that represent the most excellent value for price. There is a lot of discussion about what constitutes "affordable watches" … [Read more...]

Watch Test: Baume & Mercier Clifton

Baume & Mercier Clifton

Our team tested the Baume & Mercier Clifton, an updated version of a vintage Baume & Mercier men's watch from the 1950s, which was introduced just last year. Here are the results. … [Read more...]

SIHH 2015: Baume & Mercier’s New Classima Collection

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At SIHH in Geneva, Baume & Mercier presented its redesigned Classima collection. Targeted at entry-level consumers, the Classima line includes men's steel and two-tone automatic models. … [Read more...]

Escapement Watch Review: Baume & Mercier Capeland 10107


Angus Davies, on his Escapement watch blog, provides an in-depth "hands-on" review of the Baume & Mercier Capeland 10107, a watch featuring a worldtimer function, presented in a luxurious 18-carat … [Read more...]

Audio: 12 Watch Executive Interviews from SIHH 2015


At SIHH 2015 in Geneva, I had the chance to chat with 12 watch industry executives, from 11 luxury watch brands, about the timepieces introduced at the show and what lies ahead in 2015. Follow the … [Read more...]

SIHH 2015: Here Are 19 Of The New Watches We’ve Seen So Far

SIHH Panerai PAM580

The 2015 edition of Geneva's Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) kicks off tomorrow, and WatchTime will be reporting live on the new watches introduced at the fair. Many watch brands … [Read more...]

SIHH 2015: New Baume & Mercier Watches (Updated with Live Photos and Prices)

Baume & Mercier Clifton Big Date Power Reserve

Among its new releases at SIHH 2015, Baume & Mercier has launched two new models in its rectangular-cased Hamptons collection and a new complication in the recently launched Baume & Mercier … [Read more...]’s Top 10 Watch Brand Videos


We've added a lot more videos to over the past year, and many of you have noticed. The videos — most created and provided by some of the top watch brands — have become one of the … [Read more...]

Fratello Classics: My Top 5 SIHH 2014 Watches


The Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) last year in Geneva saw very interesting new watches from an array of brands, and from the days I was there, I have compiled a Top Five list of … [Read more...]



At last year's SIHH 2014 in Geneva, we saw and covered so many new watches, we're concerned our readers might have missed some of our  updates. To make it easier for you to see everything we covered, … [Read more...]

A Look Back: The 3 Biggest Surprises at SIHH 2014

Baume & Mercier Clifton 1892 Flying Tourbillon

I know, I know, you are supposed to expect the unexpected. Even so, I did not expect what Baume & Mercier, Greubel Forsey and Cartier unveiled at this year's watch fair in Geneva. Here is a look … [Read more...]

Beyond the ÜberWatches: 5 (Possibly) Overlooked Watches from SIHH 2014

Cartier Ballon Bleu Extra-Flat

At this year's SIHH, as per usual, the lion's share of buzz and attention went to a handful of "headliner watches," or, as we at WatchTime have dubbed them, "überwatches," even though most of the … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Wish List: 28 Watch Gift Ideas for Watch Lovers

Rolex GMT-Master II - side

Many of you are probably considering buying a watch anytime soon, either as a gift for a loved one or as reward for yourselves. In response to the many readers of my blog,, asking me … [Read more...]

WatchTime’s March-April 2014 Issue is On Sale Now!

WatchTime April 2014 Cover

The March-April issue of WatchTime is on newsstands now (and also in the WatchTime online shop), featuring a cover story on Breguet's Classique Chronométrie 7727 and its groundbreaking magnetic … [Read more...]

Audio: 14 Watch Executive Interviews from SIHH 2014 (Updated)


At this year's SIHH in Geneva, I spoke with 14 important figures, from 13 luxury watch brands, about the timepieces unveiled at the show and what each brand has in store for 2014. Follow the links … [Read more...]

SIHH 2014: 5 New Calendar Watches


Yesterday, we showed you a handful of possibly overlooked new chronograph watches that have made their debut at the SIHH. Another popular and versatile complication, the calendar in all of its various … [Read more...]

SIHH 2014: Baume & Mercier Joins the Tourbillon Club

Baume & Mercier Clifton Flying Tourbllon

On Day One of the 2014 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva, the WatchTime team saw some watches up close and personal that we'd already seen as previews — and then, there … [Read more...]

SIHH 2014 Preview: 10 New Watches Launching at SIHH


This year's SIHH watch fair, held in Geneva, starts on Monday. If you're a regular visitor to, you've seen that several watches making their debut at SIHH have already been unveiled … [Read more...]

Around the Web: Rolex in Wartime, Baume & Mercier’s Holiday Video, & More


Welcome to the second installment of "Around the Web," where WatchTime social media maven Alan Loren delivers some of the most interesting watch-related stories and news tidbits of recent weeks, … [Read more...] Presents 28 Christmas Gift Ideas for Watch Collectors

New York City (NY);, the website of America’s best-selling watch magazine WatchTime, presents 28 Christmas gift ideas for watch collectors: … [Read more...]

SIHH 2014 Preview: 3 New Chronographs From Baume & Mercier Clifton Collection

Baume & Mercier Clifton Chronograph

Next year's SIHH watch fair in Geneva is still nearly two months away, but the watch brands exhibiting there have already begun to offer sneak previews of their new timepieces. The first to do so is … [Read more...]