Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph – Christmas Special 2012

One of Baume & Mercier’s classic creations, Capeland epitomizes a smart casual sporty style breathing authenticity and real strength of character. Round and polished like a pebble it is a decidedly “seaside” watch, aesthetic and technical, for the great outdoors: the ideal gift for all life’s adventurers, from the tireless explorer to the armchair traveler.

Keeping to the spirit of the historical piece that inspired them, each of these three Capeland watches are equipped with a self-winding mechanical movement with chronograph, tachymeter and telemeter functions, and a 48–hour power reserve. The open worked oscillating weight with the Geneva Stripes décor and snailing is stamped with the brand’s trademark Phi symbol.

Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph, Ref. 10068
Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph, Ref. 10068

The Capeland 10068 blends satin-polished steel with a black dial, gilt vintage Breguet-style hands and a brown alligator strap with ivory overstitching. It is both charming and unique.

Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph, Ref. 10006
Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph, Ref. 10006

The Capeland collection is distinguished by the two-tone dial subtly reminiscent of the fifties look. Highly finished, it includes tachymeter and telemeter scales. The Capeland 10006 steel model has opted for an off-white dial with blued steel hands and a black alligator strap.

Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph, Ref. 10007
Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph, Ref. 10007

The Capeland 10007 watch takes us to the peak of refinement with its satin-polished 18K red gold machined case. Its vibrant shine complements the gray dial with gilt hands and the warmth of the brown alligator strap with ivory overstitching.

Technical details

Model: Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph

Movement
Manufacture, automatic, (La Joux-Perret 8147-2)
Open worked oscillating weight adorned with “Côtes de Genève”, snailed décor and PHI symbol
Jewels: 27
Power reserve: 48 hours
Frequency: 4 Hz

Functions
Flyback chronograph
Tachymeter
Telemeter
Date

Reference: 10068

Case
Round
Diameter: 44mm
Thickness: 16.5 mm
Polished / satin-finished steel
“Chevé” shape sapphire crystal, antiglare treatment
Sapphire crystal case back, fixed with 4 screws
Water-resistant: 50 m (5 ATM)

Dial
Black, domed
Arabic numerals
Gilt hands, “Breguet” shape

Bracelet
Light brown alligator, ecru stitching
Buckle: Pin buckle

Reference 10006

Case
Round
Diameter: 44mm
Thickness: 16.5 mm
Polished / satin-finished steel
“Chevé” shape sapphire crystal, antiglare treatment
Sapphire crystal case back, fixed with 4 screws
Water-resistant:5 ATM (approx. 50m)

Dial
Off-white, domed
Arabic numerals
Blued steel hands, “Breguet” shape

Bracelet
Black alligator, white stitching
Buckle: Pin buckle

Reference 10007

Case
Round
Diameter: 44mm
Thickness: 16.5 mm
Polished / satin-finished 18K red gold
“Chevé” shape sapphire crystal, antiglare treatment
Sapphire crystal case back, fixed with 4 screws
Water-resistant: 5 ATM (approx. 50m)

Dial
Ashen, domed
Arabic numerals
Gilt hands, “Breguet” shape

Bracelet
Dark brown alligator, ecru stitching
Buckle: Pin buckle, 18 K red gold

Gold weight
73 gr

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