Montblanc Villeret Chronograph grand feu enamel :)

 By: jrwong23 : February 8th, 2020-23:48
They don’t make these anymore.
I miss the Montblanc collection Villeret 1858.

Fortunately I have one from this era. Wearing this today.
And the Minerva heritage lives on thru the current Heritage and 1858 collections . Probably the best of both worlds. smile


Some old pics of the box and lithograph that came with this watch when I purchased it. 

That one is a pure marvel! Front and backside. This dial is to die for, in terms of design and depth.

 By: amanico : February 8th, 2020-23:50
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thanks Nico and I am glad i could share this with you once :) [nt]

 By: jrwong23 : February 10th, 2020-05:58
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Even twice! [nt]

 By: amanico : February 10th, 2020-06:21
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This for sure is my favorite from the MP/Minerva chronographs.

 By: jlux : February 9th, 2020-02:20
The dial is much more to my liking than the current models.

Personally I think so too :)

 By: jrwong23 : February 10th, 2020-05:59
Especially the ones in enamel

I love that package!

 By: penfriend : February 9th, 2020-06:47
Still waiting for my Retour Seconde LE8 from that collection to arrive - it has got the same box and papers.

Nice !! Congrats in advance !

 By: jrwong23 : February 10th, 2020-06:00
The Retour-a-zero seconde is an amazing watch ! smile

It has been a while Robin since you posted this watch!

 By: sham1 : February 9th, 2020-11:10
I am glad you still have it. Minerva had some great movements, impeccably finished,especially early this century.

Thank you my friend

 By: jrwong23 : February 10th, 2020-06:00
Happy to share from time to time smile

What a lovely dial as well as movement. Robin, how do you feel about the movement compared to the contemporary 1858? [nt]

 By: KL670 : February 10th, 2020-11:30
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Thank you ! Movement wise

 By: jrwong23 : February 12th, 2020-05:17
It’s the same as the current non Villeret Montblanc watches such as the heritage and 1858 so Long as they use the Minerva calibres 16.29 or 13.21 - movement finishing is the same

I remember this Montblanc grail very well, especially the black enamel. BTW, I love that...

 By: GLau : February 11th, 2020-01:46
shirt as well !!!

Oh yes our first meeting :) [nt]

 By: jrwong23 : February 12th, 2020-05:16
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