Ah my friend.... About bronze cases, we can only agree. It starts to become boring. As for the legitimity for Montblanc to make nice watches, I think they are doing a great job...
IF they take care of their clients in two ways, the service, and the limited development of ... Limited Editions of the same...
Now, as for the soul, you can only find it in vintage watches, that's for sure.
All the best!