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Lot 21: Baume & Mercier Riviera Women’s Wristwatch, Switzerland, 1990s
21 October 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Baume & Mercier Riviera Women’s Wristwatch
Quartz movement; hour, minute, date
Stainless steel and gilt dial, gilt hands and line indices
Bezel, crown and details of the strap are gilt, strap, butterfly clasp and case are of stainless steel
Watch case no. 5221.038
Case diameter: 26 mm; height: 7 mm
Length of strap: c. 17.6 cm, lugs width: 6 mm
Very good condition, minor traces of wear
The watch is in very good condition with minor traces of wear. The back of the case shows scratches. Functionality was not tested as the battery should be renewed. The case diameter is 26 mm, the height is 7 mm. The length of the strap measures 17.6 cm, the lugs width is 6 mm.
Baume & Mercier
Two brothers from the Baume family opened one of the first watch shops in Jura, Switzerland, 1830 – it was called the ‘Frères Baume, la Familie Louis Joseph’. Baume & Mercier formed after William Baume, a watchmaker met the grandson of one of the Baume brothers, Paul Mercier in 1920. The company has produced numerous fine creations since its founding in Geneva, 1830. The company has become a major player thanks to its ethos of professionalism and perfectionism. (lez)
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