my understanding that Carbonium is not like the Carbon used by AP. "Carbonium® is composed of the aeronautical grade carbon fibers used to make vital structural parts of modern aircraft. It is roughly twice as light as aluminum and twice as environmentally friendly as conventional carbon composite.
this is shown by Kering recent sale of UN/GP to the management. Watches, beside fashion ones, are not such a scalable business. This @ Chanel or @ Montlblanc is a side project with a few insiders that push it forward. If it becomes too much (clients unhappy about service, production issues etc.) the
I would wait a bit and see if the watch still speaks to you after trying it a few times. One of the thing I realised (at least for me) is that watches infatuation is a thing. So you might love it very intensively but then, with time, you realise that some things might not be right, Winding, etc. Sin
value aside (in my humble opinion many Tourbillon pieces would lose value to some degree) I would feel more comfortable to buy such an expensive watch from a watchmaking company that is here to stay. Montblanc being a big group can simply decide to phase out many / all high end models as are not cri
is trivial. It would build confident from past and future buyers with all the watch specs etc. If they want to sell only offline they can add a form "contact a boutique" or just visit your boutique (link to the listing of boutiques) to enquire about this piece etc. etc.