Baume & Mercier Men’s 8850 Classima Executives Ultra-Thin Black Dial Watch Review


Baume & Mercier Men's 8850 Classima Executives Ultra-Thin Black Dial Watch Review
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  • Design
    Editor: 76%
  • Durability
    Editor: 89%
  • Value for Money
    Editor: 83%

Review Summary:

The Baume & Mercier 8850 Classima is for those people who want a high-quality watch with a laid back attitude. There are times when you want your watch to just be a subtle, yet effective accessory. And this is where the 8850 Classima can work wonders. This watch has a perfectly-sized black face, which makes it elegant while at the same time very unassuming.

Unlike other luxury watches that have large and bold faces, the 8850 Classima has a modestly-sized 39 mm black face with non-reflective sapphire crystal. The raised Roman numerals and the hands of the clock are made from high-grade steel, and the Swiss-made quartz movement is encased in a tough, stainless steel casing.

If you are planning to buy this watch for yourself or as a gift, then knowing what other people thought about the Classimo 8850 is important so that you know what you are actually paying for.

Pros:

  • Its simple, yet elegant design means that the Classimo 8850 can go well with whatever outfit you have. If you are going to a formal dinner or just having a night out with your friends, this watch will complete any outfit you choose to wear.
  • The Swiss-made quartz movement is very impressive and can keep accurate time. Even after you use it for months, the watch will never lose even a second of time.
  • At just a little over 5 mm thick, the watch itself is almost as thin as the strap; it is almost like you were only wearing a bracelet. But even though it is very thin, the Classimo 8850 feels solid and can last for a very long time.

Cons:

  • The simple, thin design may not appeal to the younger generation. But, people who do not want anything too flashy will have no problem wearing this elegant watch.
  • Although it is solidly-made, the 8850 Classimo is not really meant for everyday use. If you want the watch to last, then you should rotate its use with the other watches that you have in your collection.
  • The black face and iron inlays make it hard to read the watch, especially when it is dark outside. Unfortunately, this watch, and other models made by Baume & Mercier do not have luminous numbers or hands, nor do they have a backlight to help you read the time.

It can be quite hard to find any more bad things to say about the Baume Mercier Men’s 8850 Classima executives ultra-thin black dial watch, and the ones that are mentioned above are all just minor inconveniences that most people can live with.

In Closing

Not everyone likes wearing obnoxiously flashy watches, some people actually like it better if their watches were a bit more laid back so that it would complement the entire outfit instead of becoming the center of attention. And, when it comes to finding the perfect mix of elegance and minimalistic simplicity, there are only a few wristwatches that can come close to the Baume & Mercier Men’s 8850 Classima executives ultra-thin black dial watch.

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The Baume & Mercier 8850 Classima is for those people who want a high-quality watch with a laid back attitude. There are times when you want your watch to just be a subtle, yet effective accessory. And this is where the 8850 Classima can work wonders. This watch has a perfectly-sized black face, which makes it elegant while at the same time very unassuming.

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