"The Most Beautiful Baume & Mercier Story is Your Own"

Jan 19, 2010, 12:04 ET from Baume et Mercier

GENEVA, January 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Just a few days after launching its Facebook and Twitter "Secrets of a Watchmaking Family" diary, the famous watch brand Baume & Mercier is now unveiling the second phase of its social media operation, continuing its cooperation with the Details agency.

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To celebrate its 180th anniversary, Baume & Mercier and Mrs Simone Gaudard, the great-granddaughter of the company's founder, wanted to virtually unite all brand fans and invite you to share the history of your Baume & Mercier watch on Facebook... Because "the most beautiful Baume & Mercier story is your own"!

It is with true emotion that Mrs Gaudard, a descendant of Louis-Victor- Baume, is launching this quest for your contributions as a tribute to her forefathers and a powerful modern means of enriching her family history.

All your testimonies are welcome, whether your watch is recent or vintage, so join us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BaumeEtMercier (My Watch tab).

Download this press release and the related pictures from http://press-lounge.baume-et-mercier.com

For any further information, contact press@baume-et-mercier.com or visit our website: http://www.baume-et-mercier.com

About Baume & Mercier

Founded in 1830 in Les Bois, a village at the heart of the Swiss Jura region, Baume & Mercier is a Swiss watch company combining expertise, contemporary design and impeccable quality for almost 180 years. Its guiding principle of "producing only watches of the highest quality" is a motto inherited from company founders William Baume and Paul Mercier.

Please visit our website: http://www.baume-et-mercier.com

About Details

Details is a global communication agency with considerable experience in the field of print, on and offline advertising, as well as the web and its social networks. This cross-media approach is imbued with a constant concern for perfection summed up in the agency's motto derived from a statement by Leonardo da Vinci: "Details make perfection but perfection is no detail."

For any further information, contact info@details.ch or visit our website: http://www.details.ch

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