Baume & Mercier: Clifton Club Indian® Legend Tribute, Scout® Limited Edition and Clifton Club Indian® Legend Tribute, Chief® Limited Edition

These two unique chronographs within the Clifton Club Indian collection celebrate the partnership between Baume & Mercier and Indian®, America’s First Motorcycle Company.

In August 2017, Baume & Mercier announced its partnership with Indian®. The two watches are called ‘Indian Legend’, with one inspired by the iconic light-weight Indian Scout® model livery and the other, reflecting the design of the heavy-weight Chief® model powered by the Indian’s ThunderStroke 111 V-twin engine. Each limited to 1,901 pieces representing the year 1901 when Indian was founded.

Clifton Club Indian® Legend Tribute, Scout® Limited Edition

Housed within a 44mm polished & satin-finished stainless steel case with ADLC details and operating at a frequency of 28’800 vph, the Clifton Club Indian® Legend Tribute, Scout® Limited Edition is powered by the self-winding caliber(Valjoux7750) offering a 48-hour power reserve.

Baume & Mercier Clifton Club Indian® Legend Tribute, Scout® Limited Edition

The riveted indexes as well as hour, minute coated with green emission Superluminova® are complemented by the tachymeter, date and chronograph functions, which the counterweight hand, is immediately recognizable with Indian “I.”

The date disc displays “1901” at the 19th day of the month to recall Indian Motorcycle® foundation’s date, which is engraved on the screw down case back, along with the Indian Motorcycle® logo.

Baume & Mercier Clifton Club Indian® Legend Tribute, Scout® Limited Edition

Also apparent are the chronograph counters designed to recall the speedometer. The open-worked opaline grey with black snailed counters is representing the livery shade of the Scout® motorbike models.

The Clifton Club Indian® Legend Tribute, Scout® edition features a richly toned leather strap reflecting the brown color of the Scout®’s seat and is made by the famous USA based Horween Leather Company renowned for crafting calfskin straps that develop character and patina over time.

Clifton Club Indian® Legend Tribute, Chief® Limited Edition

As for the Scout® edition, the Clifton Club Indian® Legend Tribute, Chief® model timepiece encloses a self-winding movement forged in a 44mm diameter case in polished/satin-finished steel stainless steel case with ADLC details.

Baume & Mercier Clifton Club Indian® Legend Tribute, Chief® Limited Edition

The riveted indexes along with the hour and minute hands coated with green emission Superluminova® enhance the full black dial, surrounded by a tachymeter scale for speed measurements.

Baume & Mercier Clifton Club Indian® Legend Tribute, Chief® Limited Edition

Immediately recognizable, the red chronograph second hand features the Indian “I”. The date disc with the “1901” mention recalls Indian Motorcycle® foundation’s date, which is also engraved on the back of the case along with Indian Motorcycle®Headdress logo. The Clifton Club Indian® Legend Tribute, Chief® edition is fitted with a 3-row polished & satin-finished stainless steel bracelet secured with a triple folding-clasp.

Baume & Mercier Clifton Club Indian® Legend Tribute, Chief® Limited Edition

Each of these unique timepieces transcend the iconic spirit of Indian Motorcycle®, while featuring exceptional design and craftsmanship and will be presented within a special box at the colours of Indian®.

Technical Specifications

Model: CLIFTON CLUB INDIAN® LEGEND TRIBUTE – M0A10402

Collection: Clifton Club Indian® – Scout® Limited Edition
Reference: M0A10402

Movement
Automatic (Valjoux 7750)
Jewels: 25
Power reserve: 48 hours
Frequency: 4Hz (28’800 vph)

Functions
H/M/S, Chronograph, Tachymeter, Date

Case
Round
Diameter: 44 mm
Polished & satin-finished stainless steel case
Free crown and push buttons in steel-adlc
Fixed bezel in polished steel-adlc with tachymeter scale engraved
Flat antiglare (1 face) scratch-resistant sapphire crystal
Screw-down full case back engraved with Indian Motorcycle® logo
Engraving: « Limited Edition, one out of 1901 »
Water-resistance: 5 ATM (approx. 50m)

Dial
Open-worked dial
Opalin grey and snailed black chronograph’s counters
Riveted indexes and H/M hands with Superluminova® C1, green emission
Beige chronograph’s seconds hands with “I” of Indian Motorcycle® logo on the counterweight
Riveted flange with beige side
Date disc with “1901” to recall Indian Motorcycle® foundation’s date

Strap
Light brown calfskin strap (Horween) with black stitching
Buckle: Pin buckle

Model: CLIFTON CLUB INDIAN® LEGEND TRIBUTE – M0A10403

Collection: Clifton Club Indian® – Chief® Limited Edition
Reference: M0A10403

Movement
Automatic (Valjoux 7750)
Jewels: 25
Power reserve: 48 hours
Frequency: 4Hz (28’800 vph)

Functions
H/M/S, Chronograph, Tachymeter, Date

Case
Round
Diameter: 44 mm
Polished & satin-finished stainless steel case
Free crown
Fixed bezel in steel-ADLC with tachymeter scale engraved
Flat antiglare (1 face) scratch-resistant sapphire crystal
Screw-down full case back engraved with Indian Motorcycle® logo
Engraving: « Limited Edition, one out of 1901 »
Water-resistance: 5 ATM (approx. 50m)

Dial
Opalin black and snailed silver-colored chronograph’s counters
Riveted indexes and H/M hands with Superluminova® C1, green emission
“Indian Red” chronograph’s seconds hands with “I” of Indian Motorcycle® logo on the counterweight
Riveted flange with “Indian red” side
Date disc with “1901” to recall Indian Motorcycle® foundation’s date

Bracelet
3-row polished and satin-finished stainless steel
Triple folding clasp with security push-buttons