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Intricate watches

 
Intricate watches
Classima Executive © Baume& Mercier

In the 70s, quartz plunged the Swiss watchmaking industry into a crisis but collectors and other amateurs ended up reversing the trend. In fact, they did so to the point that this year, so-called "complex" watches are more popular than ever.

For the most part they're popular among men who are in search of exclusivity and technology, for whom a simple watch displaying only the hours, minutes and seconds is a bit boring. Gadget-loving men will expect nothing less than a full calendar, a power reserve indicator, a second time zone...

Model shown:
Baume & Mercier, Classima Executive in steel with partially exposed manual winding movement, alligator strap.

www.baume-et-mercier.com




  
  

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2008/05/03
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