The Basics

The Baume & Mercier Clifton Perpetual Calendar was introduced in October of 2016. It features a red gold case of 42mm in the same elaborate design of earlier high-end Clifton models, including the signature ‘Cheve’ sapphire crystal. Motivation comes from a micro-rotor movement by Vaucher, the Sandoz Foundation movement manufacturer.

Brand: Baume & Mercier
Family: Clifton
Reference: 10306 (aka: MOA10306, M0A10306)
Name: Clifton 1830 Perpetual Calendar
Produced: 2016
Limited: No

Below is a detailed look at Baume & Mercier’s model 10306 from Clifton watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

Baume & Mercier Clifton 10306

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The Details

Baume & Mercier’s Clifton 1830 Perpetual Calendar (10306 (aka: MOA10306, M0A10306)) was originally released in 2016. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 21600 bph (3 Hz) to provide a 42-hour power reserve when fully wound.

The Case

The red gold case measures 42mm in diameter and roughly 11.2mm thick. The round case is paired with a silver color dial with alpha-shaped hands, and a mixed hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Baume & Mercier’s Clifton model 10306 is water resistant up to 50 meters (164 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.

Material: Red Gold
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Display
Shape: Round
Diameter: 42mm
Height: 11.2mm
Lug Width: N/Amm
W/R: 50

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The Clifton 10306 movement is a powered by caliber VMF 5401 / 50 made by Vaucher. The 29-jewel automatic movement is 30mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 21600 semi-oscillations per hour or 3 Hz. This movement offers a 42-hour power reserve.

Type: Automatic
Brand: Vaucher
Caliber: VMF 5401 / 50
Base: Vaucher VMF 5401 / H,M
Display: Analog
Diameter: 30mm
Jewels: 29
Reserve: 42 hours
Frequency: 21600 bph
Time: Hours, Minutes

The Price

How much does the Baume & Mercier’s Clifton 10306 cost? This watch was introduced in 2016 and has been in Baume & Mercier’s collection for around . This watch is not a limited release. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.


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  • Brand: Baume & Mercier
  • Model: Clifton 1830 Perpetual Calendar
  • Reference Number: 10306 (aka: MOA10306, M0A10306)
  • Limited: No

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Red Gold
  • Glass: Sapphire
  • Back: Display
  • Diameter: 42
  • Thickness: 11.2
  • Lug Width: N/A
  • Dial Color: Silver
  • Indexes: Mixed and Alpha-shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: 50 meters


  • Winding: Automatic
  • Brand: Vaucher
  • Caliber: VMF 5401 / 50
  • Display: Analog
  • Diameter: 30mm
  • Jewels: 29
  • Power Reserve: 42 hours
  • Frequency: 21600 bph
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes

About Baume & Mercier

Baume & Mercier logo

Originally founded in 1830 in Les Bois, Switzerland, Baume & Mercier took its current name in 1918 under the leadership of William Baume and Paul Mercier in Geneva. Now a member of the Richemont group, the manufacture is known for its Clifton, Classima, Capeland, and Hampton lines, most of which fall into the mid-range price category.

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