Long time I didn't post one of these Montblanc Minerva Chronographs. The truth is that I am preparing a 5th anniversary post for March on my 1858 Tachymeter. But this is not the only chronograph which is worth some serious consideration. I am very happy w
I have another rather obvious question. Does a mechanical (not automatic) watch tend to run slower when it’s close to the end of its power reserve? At least that’s what I’ve noticed in my 1858 Tachymeter. After I took Nico’s advice and demagnetized the wa
that is what they do (at least in Germany) with every Collection Villeret 1858 which does not go straight from the factory to the buyer. however, you must know that they do not produce alle pieces of the LE in like the first two years - due to the fact th
After drooling over the Montblanc 1858 Tachymeter for the last 3 years, especially when Nico posts his EVERY single month, I finally succumbed to the proud ownership. Here’s a couple of initial shots. I’m sure more will come.
One theory puts forth the idea that different styles and movements in photography continue to co-exist and never completely disappear...maybe somewhat differently from other artistic adventures. Pictorialism (and there is no standard definition of the ter
Glad to have some hands on time with the red hot Montblanc 1858 Split Second Chronograph LE 8. This is a 44mm vintage style titanium mono-pusher, rattrapante chronograph which is inspired by 20th century chronographs. It features a rather interesting and
When Montblanc took over Minerva they decided to produce the "fait main a Villeret" models (i.e. the Villeret 1858 line) according to the 1 - 8 - 58 rule. 58 pieces in red gold, 8 in white gold and 1 piece in Platinum. So this is from the 16.29 Monopusher