Montblanc Orbis Terrarum.

Jul 09, 2020,14:39 PM

These last months, I used to post my 1858 Tachymeter with its gorgeous manual winding chronograph movement, the Cal 16.29. 

Here, with the Orbis Terrarum, we are leaving the field of exquisite horology to go the playground of coolness. 

Cool, this watch definitely is, with its Lambert Projection map, its world time complication. 

Its movement is a pedestrian Sellita, but this has an advantage, the price, for those who want to have a nice world time without having to make some big financial sacrifices. 



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This one?

 By: amanico : July 9th, 2020-16:59
My favorite, too, but 4 times more expensive! But with a greater movement, for sure. ...  

Yes, a true JLC. [nt]

 By: amanico : July 10th, 2020-09:44

I love World Time Complications and...

 By: SALMANQ8 : July 9th, 2020-21:11
my Orbis Terrarum has given me much joy and happiness S ...  

Thank you hagwe [nt]

 By: SALMANQ8 : July 10th, 2020-01:36

Yes Sir, will do [nt]

 By: SALMANQ8 : July 10th, 2020-06:25

Thanks! [nt]

 By: amanico : July 10th, 2020-09:15

Had chance to try it on the boutiques few years ago.

 By: hoseachandra : July 9th, 2020-21:26
Nice finish and size (I prefer the first generation 41 mm than the newer 43 mm). One thing that I am not fan of, is the rather cluttered dial and lack of contrast of the hands. I wonder if they apply some lume on the hands that can improve the legibility.... 

Thanks for sharing my friend! One of the nicest non-Minerva Montblanc IMO

 By: singingbee : July 10th, 2020-08:32
I personally prefer it over the 1858 Geosphere.

Yes, me too. [nt]

 By: amanico : July 10th, 2020-09:15

I have this one as well

 By: Todd B. : July 14th, 2020-07:53
Thanks for posting. I remember when this first came out I think it was around 2015. For whatever reason I missed purchasing it back then and just kind of figured I would do without. Imagine my surprise when I was in Southern California about six months ag... 

Would be nice to see a review of this side by side with the JLC..

 By: Echi : July 20th, 2020-19:34
or did you do one already? Of course, I know it's not an apples to apples comparison. I prefer the MB with the projection map. It adds a bit of depth and charm to the dial. I don't even mind the Sellita. I think it adds a small twist to the whole world ti... 

And here, the review on the Geophysic UT.

 By: amanico : July 20th, 2020-22:49

Thanks! (Nt)

 By: Echi : July 23rd, 2020-00:41

Looks great i agree. Was enamored to buy one on the spot.

 By: pongster : August 4th, 2020-18:51
It helped that sales clerk gave me an employee discount. But wished it had a seconds hand.

Am happy with my orbis terrarum

 By: pongster : August 5th, 2020-05:52
Will wear it one of these days

Here it is

 By: pongster : August 6th, 2020-01:43


 By: amanico : March 27th, 2021-23:58

Fantastic review

 By: happymsp : September 8th, 2021-09:43
I finally bought one today, thanks Nicolas for your awesome review, I bought the bracelet 41mm version. I love the PP WT but slightly out of my budget. I love WT watches too, recently bought the FC WT with date but the date dial cover up 5 cities, a pain ...  

Congratulations! Great choice

 By: penfriend : September 13th, 2021-13:49
I opted for the colored dial but luckily I got one of the extra editions as they all came in 41 as well (whilst all other colored dials were 43) ...  

Cool and special one!

 By: amanico : September 13th, 2021-13:53