Direct from the SIHH: Montblanc 1858 Split Seconds Bronze Case.

Jan 22, 2019,06:43 AM
 

I will review this 1858 Double Split, but it is one of my love affair from the SIHH. 


A super nice movement, a cool dial. I would have just preferred a steel or titanium case. 



Rattrapante! There aren't so many which are fine, in the watch universe! 

More to come... 

Best,

Nicolas


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Nice looking

 
 By: vicunaman1 : January 22nd, 2019-07:45
Clean looking. Minerva movement? Size?

Yessir. 44 mm in diameter. [nt]

 
 By: Pour le Mérite : January 22nd, 2019-08:10

Excellent piece!

 
 By: patrick_y : January 22nd, 2019-11:03
Just excellent. Beautiful movement. Super reasonable price point. Best movement finishing in the world! Even that bronze. It's like wood in a wine, instantly makes the wine taste more expensive!

Good analogy! ;) [nt]

 
 By: amanico : January 22nd, 2019-11:55

Nice analogy [nt]

 
 By: Gelato Monster : January 22nd, 2019-16:24

French oak's vanilla and coconut fragrances...

 
 By: patrick_y : January 23rd, 2019-13:03
Usually a welcome fragrance in a wine! Thank you!

Two things

 
 By: Mr.Gatsby : January 25th, 2019-10:44
I’d rather see this in say, titanium. And a smaller diameter example 40 or 41mm.

Merci, mj23. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : January 30th, 2019-00:07

Look forward to the review

 
 By: jmpTT : January 29th, 2019-05:02
The heft of this model will restrict its audience, but the great price should coerce those who are on the fence. Like many here, I am intrigued that the rattrapante and the salmon dial chronograph are so closely priced.

You seem to have the mysterious power to make it happen, Nico! 😉

 
 By: KMII : February 2nd, 2019-22:06
You were hoping for a rattrapante and we got it, now I hope a steel or titanium version join the collection as well 🤞🏻