Baume & Mercier 8743

Collection: Hampton Gender: Women
A wrist flattering timepiece from the Hampton Classic Square line-up for ladies, the Baume et Mercier 8743 would sure to adds a lovely dose of refinements into any of your favorite attires with its retro-contemporary elegant style. This beauty is presented in a charming polished steel on Pink leather construction that is refined with shimmering diamonds accents, and for a precise timekeeping, it sports a reliable Swiss quartz movement at heart.

Baume et Mercier 8743 30mm Hampton Classic Square Quartz for women

The watch is chic and sizable for women’s average wrist. Its well crafted rectangle case that is made of stainless steel measures 30mm × 40.5mm and slim enough at 7mm thick only. Meanwhile, its seductive Pink bracelet that is supple yet supportive and made of genuine alligator-skin is around 20mm wide. Its case is slightly curved to makes it fit comfortably on the wrist, and offering further convenient, the strap comes equipped with an adjustable deployant buckle clasp for comfortable fitting. The watch itself is watertight to 30 meters so that it would be even more practical to wear.

Side Angle. Just like most of Quartz watches, this Baume & Mercier 8743 watch has a solid caseback which typical to B&M, is engraved with markers and has a large PHI at its center. At the case’s right hand side, lays a steel crown that is fluted and decorated with PHI emblem. One of this its most attractive part is of course, its polished bezel that gorgeously set with no less than 32 pieces of brilliant-cut diamonds --weighing approximately 0.5 carat in total.

Dial: Zoom. Encased within, is a charming White Mother of Pearl dial that is decently protected by a scratch resistant sapphire glass. The dial that is fashioned with a modern minimalist layout is neat and legible, featuring silver tone hands that point to the stylized Roman numeral hour markers and a small yet noticeable date window at half past four. And, to provides you with a better viewing experience, the sapphire that shields the dial is enhanced with an anti-reflective coating.

The one that drives those hands is a reliable Swiss quartz movement that is personalized by Baume et Mercier. There is no exact base calibre specified within this Hampton Classic Square ref. MOA08743 timepiece’s official catalog. However, knowing the watchmaker’s track record, BM battery powered watches are known for having a good quartz caliber whether it is an ETA, Soprod, or Ronda so that you can be confident about its performance.

Hampton collection is BM’s iconic watch line-up that draws inspiration to the Hampton, situated on Long Island, off New York, where the way of life exudes harmony and serenity.

Anyway, for all of its quality offerings, this women’s luxury diamond accented steel on Pink leather White MOP dial Baume & Mercier Hampton Classic Square 8743 "two-hands, date" quartz watch is reasonably priced with an original manufacturer suggested retail price of $4,990.00. And just saying, this model is also offered in non-diamond version as well, which is of course, more affordable than this one.

Watch Specification

Brand: Baume & Mercier
Collection: Hampton
Series: Classic Square
Model number: 8743

Style: 08743. also referred as MOA08743, A8743.

Watch style: Ladies, Dress, Elegant, Fashion
Display type: Analog
Movement: Swiss quartz

Caliber ETA, personalized and refined by Baume & Mercier. Swiss made, battery powered quartz movement.

Functions: Hour, Minute, Date
Dial: White Mother of Pearl

sword shaped silver-tone metal hands. applied, silver-tone stylized Roman numeral hour markers. date display at 4:30.

Window: Sapphire Crystal

scratch resistant, anti reflective coated.

Case: Stainless steel

Rectangle. Ø 30 mm × 40.5 mm, ± 7 mm thick. polished.

Bezel: Stainless steel

stationary bezel. polished, set with 32 pieces of brilliant-cut diamonds (0.50 ct).

Caseback: Solid

stainless steel. secured with 4 screws, engraved.

Crown: Pull and push crown

Stainless steel. fluted. PHI decorated.

Bracelet: Alligator / Crocodile leather

Pink, textured pattern, with tonal stitching. ± 20 mm wide. standard length.

Clasp: Deployment folding clasp
Notable Features: Calendar
Diamond embellisdhment
Water resistant: 30 m (3 ATM / 99 feet)

daily wear, not suitable for prolonged contact with water.

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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price or Recommended Retail Price listed here may or may not reflecting the actual selling price of this Baume & Mercier Hampton watch. You should use it and/or its conversion value for estimation only.



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The Baume & Mercier 30mm Hampton Classic Square Quartz review in this page is written by Anonymous at Thursday, August 15, 2013. The post is tagged as $2500 up to $5000, 30m, 30mm, analog, baume and mercier, date, diamond, low end, on leather, quartz, rectangle, stainless steel, swiss quartz, two hands, watch, women.

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