Baume Et Mercier Riviera Automatic Chronograph (Black Dial / 43mm / ADLC Case)
Baume Et Mercier
43mm black ADLC coated stainless steel case, Valjoux automatic chronograph movement with date function, black dial, black rubber strap with deployant clasp.
Equipped with Valjoux automatic movement, this Riviera combines a black case in microblasted ADLC-steel, a black sun satin-finished dial and a black rubber strap for a total black look. This timepiece with assertive characters fits perfectly with Maisons' chronographs tradition.
Created in 1973, the Riviera watch returns this year to revive the spirit of an inspiring watchmaking era. Robust and reliable, Riviera chronographs carry a tried and tested “Swiss made” automatic movement (Valjoux 7750) with a 48-hour power reserve and runs at 28,800 vph, or 4 Hertz. Each model features a double day-date window at three o’clock, a small second hand at 9 o’clock and two sub-dials for chronograph functions: a minute counter at 12 o’clock and an hour counter at 6 o’clock.
Some watches stand the test of time. The Riviera is one of those. When it was launched in 1973, Baume & Mercier chose to present a powerful, unique, different and distinctive watch. At a time when the watchmaking industry could afford to do almost anything, the Riviera broke with traditional codes.
Key Features-THE ICONIC TWELVE-SIDED BEZEL WITH FOUR SCREWS
Known for its twelve-sided bezel reflecting the twelve hours displayed on its dial, this unique watch left an impression. Here it is in 2021, still authentic: a generously sized steel case, a dodecagonal bezel equipped with four screws, “Swiss Made" self-winding and quartz movements, and built-in interchangeable straps in steel or supple materials.-A UNIQUE DECORATION ECHOING THE FRENCH RIVIERA
The Riviera features a unique decoration that symbolizes the convergence of the mountains and the ocean. Inspired by the carefree lifestyle of the French Riviera, this is the watch of casual elegance: a symbol of freedom and fun, taking an easygoing view of refined watchmaking.
Quartz movements, self-winding calibers, uniquely styled versions, oversized diameters, iron-pumping variations, and more conventional options... The Riviera has seen it all in its more than fifty years, and it still doesn’t look its age. Here it is equipped with an automatic "Swiss made" movement.
The new Riviera also feature the ingenious Fast Strap interchangeability system developed by Baume & Mercier, so the flexible or steel bracelet can be changed in just a few seconds. Simple and straightforward. The rubber strap is available in various colours (black, blue, green, azure blue, white and mauve) so you can match the Riviera to your mood.
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