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At the Geneva exhibition SIHH 2012 Swiss watchmaker Baume & Mercier has introduced two models of the Hampton collection (Ref.

10047 and 10048).

It should be noted that the collection of Hampton – as a reflection of deep harmony.

It is in this collection is most clearly reflected in the brand philosophy.

Both old and new watch collection felt ease, freedom, authenticity.

This stylish and unique attractive collection of men’s and women’s watches, characterized sophisticated design and endless charm.

Hampton collection has arisen under the influence of a museum exhibit 40s and retains a vintage style – rectangular buildings with architectural lines and features that reflect a modern laid-back lifestyle.

Line of watches made in the spirit of Art Deco, in harmony with the warm color tones of rose gold or anthracite and silver.

Every detail of the efforts of the artists and designers of the company was carried out so that to memory the most important moments of life.

The new models are the master decided to use the one element that was absent in other watches of this line.

This lack of a single attribute – a stainless steel bracelet.

To complement the collection with new models with the new member, the company has two automatic models with steel polished and satin bracelet with triple-folding clasp with lock, providing convenience and security of wearing hours.

Since Baume & Mercier has strict guidelines in compliance with the highest quality fit and finish creation, technical implementation hours Hampton was difficult.

To develop the tools needed to create models from Hampton elegant symmetrical buildings, technical development department spent months.

Along with new hours striking Hampton is also news on the development and release of new bracelets for two automatic watches.

Bracelets, consisting of polished and satin steel units are equipped with a unique clasp lock function.

Hampton equipped with Model 10047 polished steel and satin body whose diameter is 45 x 32.

3 mm and a thickness of 10.


Silver dial features Arabic numerals, the central display in hours and minutes, as well as a small second hand disposed at the position 6 hours.

The date aperture is located at the 3 o’clock position.

The dial is protected anti-reflective sapphire crystal, scratch-resistant.

Rear cover body 4 is attached with screws.

The water resistance – 50 meters.

The model is equipped with an automatic movement ETA 2895 27 jewels, power reserve of 42 hours, with the functions of hours, minutes, small seconds at 6 hour mark and a date display at 3.

Model 10048 Hampton also provided with a polished and brushed steel casing, equipped with the same engine and the same functions.

A distinctive feature of these two models is the color of the dial.

At Hampton 10048 hours dial is made of black opal.

Superb novelty – a steel bracelet on both models with a zip-locked.

Two models will be available in spring 2012.

Source – watches-master.


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