Just arrived 1858 with salmon dial

Feb 16, 2019,10:02 AM
 

 mmediately put it on a Panerai strap and stainless steel buckle, Thanks Brandon. I love the contrast of the dark brown alligator strap, the bronze case and the salmon dial… Jim 














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Beautiful!! Congrats! [nt]

 
 By: chikai168 : February 16th, 2019-10:04

Thank you… Jim [nt]

 
 By: GreatPilot@me.com : February 17th, 2019-09:42

Beautiful watch, outstanding movement.

 
 By: VMM : February 16th, 2019-10:06
Looks great on that strap. Enjoy it Vte

The movement is spectacular

 
 By: GreatPilot@me.com : February 17th, 2019-09:40
The movement is spectacular especially with the rose gold…Jim

Nice and delicious but...

 
 By: Raymond_S : February 16th, 2019-17:28
I’d seen an earlier bronze version that shows corrosion on the case, so be aware. Movement is super cool.

This is a bronze/aluminum

 
 By: GreatPilot@me.com : February 17th, 2019-09:39
This is a bronze/aluminum case that is supposed to patina slowly and very nicely, I’ll let you know how it goes as time passes… Jim

Congratulations on your latest incoming!

 
 By: KMII : February 17th, 2019-04:11
It looks absolutely great. The only thing I was wondering is why you went for a steel buckle? Looking forward to seeing more of it here 👍🏻

The steel buckle

 
 By: GreatPilot@me.com : February 17th, 2019-09:38
The steel buckle was Needed because of the bigger holes in the Panerai strap. The one thing I do not like about the Montblanc tang buckle is the pin for the buckle is very small and in my opinion too weak, the holes in the stock strap are very small so if... 

Thanks for the explanation 👍🏻

 
 By: KMII : February 17th, 2019-19:51
Makes a lot of sense and I suppose MB had no alternatives 😊

Yes great value

 
 By: GreatPilot@me.com : February 17th, 2019-20:27
For the money. I have the SS blue dial one that won best chrono of the year at SIHH in 2016 so this salmond dial was a no brained for me. You will not find many, if any of these on the secondary market, owners buy then for the great movement at a great pr... 

wow, you have two 16.29 :-)

 
 By: beerstyle : February 18th, 2019-04:24
it's a good thing actually. if one goes for servicing, you still have a back up :-P

They both run right on the money

 
 By: GreatPilot@me.com : March 2nd, 2019-18:32
The new Salmond dial hasn’t lost any time in days now. I do have a friend that had lots of trouble with the 2016 model, I’m hoping I will be able to wear both for a long time without any issues...Jim

I was able to order one

 
 By: GreatPilot@me.com : March 6th, 2019-17:07
PM me if you would like details...Jim