In the present configuration, the Classima Open Blancehas a stainless steel case of 42mm. The latest versions are powered by a Sellita SW200 movement; earlier versions had the ETA equivalent. Both of these movements have their date ring done away with to make the ‘open balance’ style of dial possible. Time is indicated through an elegant set of ‘feuille’ hands.
|Brand:||Baume & Mercier|
|Reference:||8688 (aka: MOA8688, MOA08688, M0A8688, M0A08688)|
|Name:||Classima Executives Open Balance|
Below is a detailed look at Baume & Mercier’s model 8688 from Classima watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.
Baume & Mercier’s Classima Executives Open Balance (8688 (aka: MOA8688, MOA08688, M0A8688, M0A08688)) was originally released in N/A. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 28800 bph (4 Hz) to provide a 38-hour power reserve when fully wound.
The stainless steel case measures 42mm in diameter and roughly mm thick. The round case is paired with a silver color dial with feuille-shaped hands, and a mixed hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. Baume & Mercier’s Classima model 8688 is water resistant up to 30 meters (98 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.
The Classima 8688 movement is a powered by caliber SW200-1 made by Sellita. The 26-jewel automatic movement is 25.6mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 28800 semi-oscillations per hour or 4 Hz. This movement offers a 38-hour power reserve.
|Time:||Hours, Minutes, Seconds|
How much does the Baume & Mercier’s Classima 8688 cost? This watch was introduced in N/A 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.
CURRENT PRICE: Not Available
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- Brand: Baume & Mercier
- Model: Classima Executives Open Balance
- Reference Number: 8688 (aka: MOA8688, MOA08688, M0A8688, M0A08688)
- Limited: No
Case & Dial:
- Material: Stainless steel
- Glass: Sapphire
- Back: Display
- Diameter: 42
- Lug Width: N/A
- Dial Color: Silver
- Indexes: Mixed and Feuille-shaped hands
- Water Resistance: 30 meters
- Winding: Automatic
- Brand: Sellita
- Caliber: SW200-1
- Display: Analog
- Diameter: 25.6mm
- Jewels: 26
- Power Reserve: 38 hours
- Frequency: 28800 bph
- Functions: Hours, Minutes, Seconds
About Baume & Mercier
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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