Baume & Mercier Limited Edition Burt Munro Watch

Press Release | November 8, 2017

Baume & Mercier Clifton Club Indian, Burt Munro-tribute timepiece available for pre-order.

Baume & Mercier Limited Edition Burt Munro Watch

It’s been 50 years since Burt Munro took his Indian Scout Streamliner to the Bonneville Salt Flats and made history – a story immortalized by the feature film, The World’s Fastest Indian, starring Sir Anthony Hopkins.

Baume & Mercier Limited Edition Burt Munro WatchAs a result, Munro’s legacy transcends motorcycles and symbolizes the much broader drive to push beyond conventional limitations to experience or achieve what is seemingly impossible.

Burt Munro is now a household name among gearheads across the globe and the ultimate example of the gritty, adrenaline-fueled pastime of expanding the limits of speed at the Bonneville Salt Flats.

In partnership with the Swiss watchmaker, Baume & Mercier, a limited-edition watch has been created in celebration of the speed hero and brand’s collaboration. Baume & Mercier Limited Edition Burt Munro Watch

Today, the Baume & Mercier Clifton Club Indian, Burt Munro Tribute was unveiled for the very first time at EICMA 2017 and is available online for pre-sale.

Recognizing the year Munro set his iconic land speed record, the watch will be limited to just 1967 pieces. The limited-edition timepiece features a number of special details designed to commemorate the extraordinary achievement of Burt Munro, including the following:

• Munro’s lucky number 35 in the chronograph seconds counter.
• Calfskin strap in deep vermilion red identified with Indian Motorcycle as well as the color of the Munro’s Scout Streamliner.
• Silver dial sandblasted to mimic the surface of the Bonneville Salt Flats.
• The counterbalance of the seconds hand features the Indian Motorcycle “I” script logo.
• The 44mm stainless steel case has a tachymeter scale on the bezel, which features Munro’s record of 184 mph.
• On the back, the famous Indian Motorcycle headdress logo is engraved, as well as that watch’s number within the 1967 limited inventory.

The Baume & Mercier Clifton Club Munro Limited Edition watch is available for pre-order now for delivery in April 2018. MSRP is $3,750. Visit www.baume-et-mercier.com for more information.

 

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