Baume et Mercier Watches

Baume & Mercier, or Baume et Mercier as it’s called in its native Switzerland, has roots reaching all the way back to 1830. That’s when two brothers, Louis-Victor and Célestin Baume, began manufacturing pocket watches in the village of Les Bois, which is nestled in the Jura Mountains very near the watchmaking mecca of La Chaux-de-Fonds. The reputation of Baume Brothers grew quickly, and by the 1850s, it boasted a branch in...Continue Reading