Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph Flyback Reviewed

Our friends at Chronos24, the Polish watch portal and blog, just published a very nice review on the Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph Flyback. As you know, Baume & Mercier was one of the nicest surprises for us during the SIHH 2013. Although they’ve sent us pre-SIHH press releases, you have to see watches in the flesh before you (we) should judge.

Anyway, check-out this thorough Baume & Mercier Capeland reference 10068 review written by Łukasz Doskocz. Yes, it is in English. Photographs are done by Michał Grygalewicz. Photos can be clicked for larger images.

Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph Flyback Reviewed

Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph Flyback Reviewed
Baume & Mercier Capeland Chronograph Flyback Reviewed
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Robert-Jan Broer, born in 1977, watch collector and author on watches for over a decade. Founder of Fratello Watches in 2004.
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2 Comments

  1. Bas Reply

    I love the styling! Let’s hope this is the start of a trend that revives the fantastic styling of the 1940′s and 1950′s chronographs, this one even has the spiraling chrono scales and all that. Too bad it has a VJ7750 movement (and for that steep price!), and that the case is 44 mm and not 36 mm or something, like it used to be in the 1940′s.

  2. Robert-Jan Reply

    Thanks for your comments Bas. I love the way Baume & Mercier is going with their Capeland and Clifton series as well.

    I agree with you on the Valjoux 7750 movement, but 36mm would be really too small for current standards I think. However, 40mm would be a perfect compromise :)

    RJ

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