As a nod to the retro charm of the 1950s, Baume & Mercier launches a special edition of its Capeland model with a deliciously classic take. In this tribute to a remarkable engagement with historic autos, the Swiss luxury watch brand has crafted a limited-edition timepiece, boasting an iconic burst of design. The Capeland Flyback Passione Engadina is a retelling of such adventure, wherein Capeland, coined from the word "escape", symbolizes the thrill of taking on a free voyage of no limits.

With such notion, no boundaries have been cast in making this watch. It is helmed from the vintage 1948 monopusher chronograph found at the Baume & Mercier museum. Traditional, but nonetheless modern, this new model stands out with its classic, elegant appeal with a beautiful emphasis to its retro charm. The dial casts a spell with its 44 mm diameter, featuring a domed matt white dial in a vintage, nostalgic style. Arabic numerals spread across the typography, and time can be read with the eleant blued steel Breguet-style hands with hollow moon tips.

Along this complication is a chronograph, marked with red hands. The bright glow adds a sporty touch to the vintage themed timepiece. Overall, the case is finished with steel inspired by the 1950s aesthetics, coordinating perfectly with the sophistication, beauty and elegance of timeless collector's cars. Italian collection autos, both in sports and luxury, were present in this one of kind event, as if welcoming the watch into the world of high-end extravagance.

The Baume & Mercier Capeland Flyback Passione Engadina comes with a telemeter and a tachymeter function which enables one to measure not only the distance, but the swift speed. And, keeping up with the brand's reputable quality of highly-precise timepieces, this chronograph model comes with a self-winding mechanical movement exclusively made in Switzerland—the La Joux-perret 8147-2.

Its flyback feature make this watch a thrill to behold, as time becomes easier to be read. Topping off this outstanding elegance is the black alligator strap on which the timepiece is mounted upon. It is lined gorgeously with rubber-like calfskin in bright red color and is finished with a pin buckle that is marked with the Passion Engadina logo. Visually beautiful, and tastefully constructed from the inside out, every car enthusiast would love to have this watch for keeps. Each item from this exclusive, limited edition series is made with the highest standards, matching one’s taste on the best of Italian automobile. 

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