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Lot 17: Baume et Mercier Capeland Chronograph, Ref. MV045216, c.2010
October 26, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Baume et Mercier Capeland Chronograph, Ref. MV045216
Switzerland, circa 2010
Automatic movement, caliber BM 13750, 25 jewels; hours, minutes, seconds, date, chronograph
Black dial with printed silver luminous Arabic numeral hour-markers, chronograph registers and constant seconds subdials, date aperture, minutes outer ring; Silver luminous Baton hands
Stainless Steel case, screw-down crown, pushers, and screw-down caseback
Baume et Mercier Stainless Steel bracelet with butterfly clasp
Hallmarked on the caseback, and clasp
Case No. 528712
Case Diameter: 38.4mm
Length of Bracelet: 17cm
Very good condition with minor traces of wear; Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense
Please be advised that straps or bands made of materials derived from regulated species materials (including lizard, alligator, crocodile, et al) may not be sold with the watches and may be for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping.
Baume & Mercier’s long history begins in 1830 as a small family business started by the two brothers Louis Victor and Celestin Baume. The company developed rapidly as a result of its cutting edge innovations and exceptional timepieces, while still remaining loyal to the motto “Accept only perfection, only manufacture watches of the highest quality”. Baume & Mercier timepieces are often gifted for special occasions, a tradition that one of the brothers started himself when he gifted his daughter a gold pocket watch in 1869. The brand is most noted for its heritage and craftsmanship for both male and female watches. Overhaul is recommended at the buyer’s expense. Long-term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. Size and weight may deviate from the manufacturer’s indication. All watches are hand-measured and weighed.
Conditions may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches with water resistant cases may have been opened to inspect the movements; however no warranty is given that the watch(es) are currently water resistant. We do not warranty nor guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, including wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets, leather bands, and strap hardware, as repairs, restoration, and other subsequent work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts.
Timepieces often contain extremely complex, fine, and rare mechanisms, as such, buyers should be aware that a general service, battery change, or further repair work, which is the sole responsibility of the buyer, may be necessary. No warranty of representation is made that any watch, clock, or timepiece is in working order and no catalog description of any lot should be interpreted as stating the aforementioned.
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