Baume & Mercier Linea Collection (Holyday Season 2012)

With its graceful rounded curves, Linea has been a must-have icon of elegance and femininity ever since it was created in 1987, and is famous both for its bezel with the prominent engraved numerals and its distinctive system of interchangeable straps.

For this holiday season, Swiss watch brand Baume & Mercier offers three magnificent emblematic watches in extremely refined versions that nevertheless stay true to the femininity of the original model. The “sundeck” decorated case backs, the brand’s own discreet “seaside living” signature, can be personalized and engraved to order, making each piece a unique object.

Baume & Mercier Linea 27mm Quartz, Ref. 10092

Linea 10092 is the jewel of the collection unveiled by Baume & Mercier for the holiday season. A dazzling gift for someone special, the famous combination of case and integrated bracelet in satin-brushed steel is here enhanced by the omnipresence of 151 set diamonds, including 32 on the bezel, 11 on the white mother of- pearl dial, and 108 on the central bracelet links, making a total of 1.96 carats.

Baume & Mercier Linea 27mm Quartz, Ref. 10092

Ideally proportioned, with a 27 mm diameter, this watch with its quartz movement can also be worn with an additional black satin strap. An exclusive ingenious system of interchangeable straps, the Linea collection lets the wearer change straps in an instant without a tool, adding the right color to any fashionable look.

Technical details

Movement
Quartz (ETA F04.111)

Functions
Hours, Minutes, Date

Case
Round, Diameter: 27 mm, Thickness: 8 mm
Polished & satin-finished steel
Engraved bezel set with 32 diamonds* (0.56 cts, Ø 1.7)
Scratch resistant domed sapphire crystal, antiglare treatment
Decorated case back, fixed with 4 screws
Water-resistance: 5 ATM (approx. 50m)

Dial
White mother-of-pearl with snailed finishes
Set with 11 diamonds (0.04 cts, Ø 1.0)
Riveted indexes

Bracelet
Interchangeable
Polished & satin-finished steel set with 108 diamonds* (1.36 cts, Ø 1.5),
Clasp: Triple folding security clasp with security

Additional bracelet
Interchangeable, Black satin
Buckle: Pin buckle

* Setting with Top Wesselton, VS, 32/24 diamonds quality

Baume & Mercier Linea 26mm Quartz, Ref. 10090

Just in time for the holiday gift giving season, the collection is for the first time offering two models fashioned in 18K red gold. Haloed in light and majesty, the Linea 10090, with some 24 grams of gold, leads the dance with a remarkable amber harmony.

Baume & Mercier Linea 26mm Quartz, Ref. 10090

Its brown sun-brushed dial with azure glints set with 12 diamonds and its ravishing brown strap will make more than one heart throb at the stroke of midnight.

Technical details

Movement
Quartz (Eta 901.001)

Functions
Hour and minutes

Case
Round, Diameter: 26 mm, Thickness: 6.1 mm
Polished-finished 18K red gold, engraved bezel
Scratch resistant domed sapphire crystal, antiglare treatment
Decorated case back, fixed with 4 screws
Water-resistance: 5 ATM (approx. 50m)

Dial
Sun satin-finished & snailed brown, set with 12 diamonds (0.03 cts, Ø 0.9), Gilt hands

Bracelet
Brown satin
Pin buckle in 18K red gold

Estimated gold weight
24.39 gr

* Setting with Top Wesselton, VS, 32/24 diamonds quality

Baume & Mercier Linea 26mm Quartz, Ref. 10091

Also fashioned in 18K red gold, the Linea 10091 watch is as delicate as it is spectacular. The bezel set with 22 diamonds (0.18 cts) lights up a white mother-of-pearl dial graced with riveted appliqué indexes and slender gilt hands.

Baume & Mercier Linea 26mm Quartz, Ref. 10091

The black satin strap adds a final touch of elegance. Just like the model 10090, this ultra-refined and feminine watch runs on a quartz movement and comes in a 26 mm size.

Technical details

Movement
Quartz (Eta 901.001)

Functions
Hours, Minutes

Case
Round, Diameter: 26 mm, Thickness: 6.17 mm
Polished-finished 18K red gold
Engraved bezel set with 22 diamonds* (0.21 cts, Ø 1.4)
Scratch resistant domed sapphire crystal, antiglare treatment
Decorated case back, fixed with 4 screws
Water-resistance: 5 ATM (approx. 50m)

Dial
White mother-of-pearl with snailed finishes
Gilt riveted indexes and hands

Bracelet
Black satin
Pin buckle in 18K red gold

Estimated gold weight
25.51 gr

* Setting with Top Wesselton, VS, 32/24 diamonds quality

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