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 def
I have service experience with all of those, and each one was light years better than Montblanc. Not only that, I will state that Montblanc offered the single worst service experience I have ever encountered with any product or any brand, and that include
Well, this photo was taken a few months ago, but who cares. Each month, I decided to post one new picture of my 1858 Tachymeter. As an evidence of my love for that watch. Enjoy, as much as I do, and I do like it a lot! Best, Nicolas
I'm not quite sure I'm feeling this one as much as I expected. I'm wondering if I should have gone with the bronze/green version.I'm going to see how I feel about it once I get a vintage-style pilot strap on it.
it reminded me of one thing I wanted to point at: All watches from the Montblanc Villeret 1858 Collection (now discontinuedI) carry on the backside "Fait main a Villeret" (handmade in Villeret). The "newer" models with the same calibers carry "Swiss made"
Thanks for sharing these, I truly loves these Minerva movements and hope to own my second piece one day soon. 1) 13.21 from my Villeret Vintage Pulsographe 2) 16.29 from 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter in steel 3) 16.32 from Villeret Vintage Tachydate
When Montblanc saved Minerva they decided to invent new calibers/complications and they also decided to upgrade the level of finishing in existing Minerva calibers. So when you compare pre-Montblanc calibers with them, you will see differences. Thus I can
Dear All, I had the opportunity to see the Montblanc 2020 novel 1858 split second chronograph in the MB boutique today. My initial feelings are as follows: 1. The Minerva movement is gorgeous as expected. Polishing of the movement is exceptional. Activati
This rose gold beauty is the hand wound World GMT Alarm model, with cloisonné dial (limited edition) 42mm. In house movement, the alarm sounds like a mechanical toy when it goes off. Founded un 1858, the brand faces challenging times