This is my first Minerva chronograph watch that I received two months ago. It's very difficult to read the time because there's only one hand on a 24-hour clock, but it's fun. The difficulty of finding the Applique Index in Minerva also adds to the unique
I took a few more pictures in the morning natural light. It's a watch that reveals the movement directly, so it's different from a regular skeleton watch. I really like it, so I think I'll fall in love with it for a while. Have a great day!
I will write a post about all the 1858 Rattrapante versions, one day. But let's start with the one I could see at Watches and Wonders, this year. A 2021 edition, limited to 100 pieces, associating a titanium DLC case with an obsidian dial. Not my favorite
This year, Montblanc revisited another jewel from the Minerva Patrimony, with the 1858 Minerva Monopusher Chronograph Red Arrow. Here is the original chronograph, issued in the very late Thirties. Credit picture: Christies. It was a giant chronograph for
Time to correct this injustice, with a heads or tails. Without flash. Which wasn't easy as the light conditions were not that good... This watch is really photogenic. And it is an eternal love for me. Best, Nicolas