1960's Baume & Mercier Baumatic Vintage Full Size Mens Watch, Automatic - 18K Gold

Baume & Mercier

Item No. GA1

Today's offering showcases this beautiful, fine and uncommon Baume & Mercier.

It is full size, measuring 35mm in diameter, one millimeter smaller than a Datejust.

It is powered by a "micro-rotor" automatic mechanism, which was described as the greatest technical advancement in self-winding watches in 30 years when it was first introduced in the late 1950's. This technology allowed thinner dress style watches for the first time to be powered by automatic movements.

Here are a few of its features:

* Micro-rotor powered movement utilizes the smallest automatic rotor in the world, yet is so efficient it carries a two-day power reserve. Not only did Baume & Mercier utilize this technology among others, later, Patek Philippe and Chopard adopted it for use in their own exclusive, micro-rotor powered models.
* Elegant and fairly thin 18K gold case with water-resistant style screw back
* Classic original silver dial with 18K gold markers

It is in very pleasing condition. Its 18K gold case shows only very light signs of wear. Its 100% original dial is in mint condition. And its high-grade, micro-rotor automatic movement is running true.

Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate.

  • Manufacturer: Baume & Mercier
  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Year built: 1960's
  • Functions: Time, "Micro-rotor" Automatic, Sweep Seconds
  • Designed for: Men
  • Case material: 18K gold
  • Case markings (outside): Swiss, Waterproof, reference number, case number
  • Case markings (inside): 18K Gold, Baume & Mercier, Geneve
  • Case condition: Near mint
  • Dial: Silver, signed Baume & Mercier, GENEVE, and BAUMATIC, vintage styled gold applique markers, original, mint condition
  • Hands: Original gold dauphines , very slight natural aging to sweep seconds hand
  • Movement type: Baumatic caliber BM 12500 micro rotor powered, gilt finished, high grade
  • Movement markings: Baume & Mercier, Geneve, BM 12500, 17 Jewels
  • Jewels: 17 rubies
  • Band: Lizard skin, hand-stiched, padded
  • Crystal type: Acrylic, excellent condition
  • Timed: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system. Running very true.
  • Warranty: 1-year warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
  • Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee
    • We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our client's expectations throughout the buying experience.

      All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail, and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier. International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.

      The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

      Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed to be waterproof.

      To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide


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