And without doubt, the Cal 16.29 is an excellent reason to fall in love. The " Devil's Tail ", which is in fact a Chronograph break lever, is beveled with great care, before being " installed " in the movement, which is equally finished with the same care
Dial side: With some common elements of style. The Patek has its two sub dials located under the 3 and 9 o clock line, while the Montblanc is well centered. Some will like, others won't. Movements: Cal CH 29-525 for the Patek, Cal 16.29 for the Montblanc
At the SIHH, this year, there were a few watches which deeply impressed me: The Jaeger-Lecoultre Gyrotourbillon 5, the Girard Perregaux La Esmeralda in white gold, the Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Twinbeat and... This Montblanc 1858 Split Second! Le
There are two " first access " watches, this year, at Montblanc: The 1858 Automatic, which I already reviewed, and the Heritage Automatic, which we'll see, now. The Heritage and the 1858 Automatic both play the card of a certain nostalgia, vintage, retro.
8th of March, 2016. A trip in Hamburg, Germany, to pick the Montblanc 1858 Tachymeter. My first pictures: And my first wrist shot: 8th of March 2019, the watch is still on my wrist, for two weeks, now, without interruption. One of the watches I wore the m
$1,200 later and it’s working like a champ. Apparently the mainspring broke. Not sure exactly how as I’m extremely careful with my watches. Nonetheless, I’m glad my local mom and pop jeweler was able to get a mainspring from Montblanc and fox it locally s