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Montblanc TimeWalker Chronograph Automatic
The watches from the collection reveal avant-garde design, handing on the classic Montblanc values to every new generation of timepieces. The TimeWalker Chronograph Automatic has recently joined the Montblanc successful line. read more


Montblanc Automatic Sport Chronograph DLC Watch
The Montblanc Sport watch collection has been joined by a new member - the Montblanc Automatic Sport Chronograph DLC. The timepiece has been unveiled at SIHH 2009.

The stainless steel case of the new Montblanc watch measures 44mm in diameter. The case is completely covered in DLC, "Diamond Like Carbon" coating, a carbon material that possesses properties similar to those of diamond. This extremely scratch-resistant metal treatment provides the case of the sports watch with remarkable durability and stress- and corrosion-resistance.

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Montblanc Creates Star 4810 Chronograph Automatic Watch
The Montblanc popular Star collection has been joined by a new aesthetically and technically appealing model - the Star 4810 Chronograph Automatic watch.

The stainless steel case of the watch measures 44mm in diameter. The case demonstrates a brilliant polished finish that creates a nice contrast with the black guilloche dial completed with polished Roman numerals. You will find the date display originally presented in the lower part of the 12-hour chronograph counter.

The Montblanc watch accommodates the self-winding 4810/501 caliber. The precision of the movement is crowned by the prestigious COSC-chronometer certification. The chronograph function is showcased via the chronograph central seconds hand, the 30-minute counter at 12 o'clock and the 12-hour counter at 6 o'clock. read more





Montblanc Reveals Extraordinary Timewriter 1 Metamorphosis Watch at SIHH 2010
At SIHH 2010, Montblanc proudly unveiled the first groundbreaking creation of the Institut Minerva de Recherche en Haute Horlogerie - TimeWriter 1: Metamorphosis.

The Institut Minerva de Recherche en Haute Horlogerie, founded by the brand in 2008, has a noble mission of supporting, both materially and intellectually, young talents giving birth to new ideas to highlight the art of watchmaking. Therefore, Montblanc introduced the “TimeWriter” concept, under which the brand intends to present a project every two years developed by independent creators who introduce great ideas and want to become independent watchmakers.

Two young watch specialists Johnny Girardin and Franck Orny wanted to create a wristwatch with two faces, based on the principles of traditional watchmaking, yet representing an entirely new and unprecedented concept.  read more


Montblanc Star Chronometer
The Montblanc Star Chronometer watch has joined the renowned Star collection of most elegant watches. The luxurious 41.5mm 18K rose gold case of the watch features stepped lugs, and a large knurled crown bearing the Montblanc logo.

The silvered dial is embellished with an intricate guilloche pattern. The dial is completed with rose gold Roman hour markers, and large dauphine hands covered with luminous material; the semi-circular display at 6 o'clock shows the date via a red pointer. A dial flange has the minute scale accented by six luminous dots.

The Montblanc Star Chronometer is equipped with a self-winding ETA caliber, offering 42-hour power reserve. It goes on an alligator strap. read more


Montblanc Support Mandella's Project 46664
Montblanc has proudly announced that it has become one of the few retailers to carry the distribution of the 46664 bangle.

The company is pleased to have a chance to support African craftsmanship and arrange the bangles' selling on some of the most prestigious shopping streets of the world, including Montblanc boutiques located on Bond Street in London, Madison Avenue in New York and Champs-Elysees in Paris.

The 46664 bangles are produced while using precious metals of South Africa. They are finished by hand by gifted and experienced craftsmen, infected or affected by HIV or Aids.

The first 46664 bangle edition is crafted in platinum, 18K gold or silver, having been developed in two different sizes. All bangles bear an individual number and an engraving of Nelson Mandela's historic prison number he had when imprisoned on Robben Island.

The introduction of the first edition of the 46664 bangle coincided in time with Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday celebrations. All proceeds from the sale of the 46664 bangle will be donated to the Mandela Foundation and the 46664 charity, offering support to those suffering from Aids and HIV throughout Africa.
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Admire Montblanc Villeret 1858 Vintage Pulsographe Watch
Montblanc gladly offers its new Villeret 1858 Vintage Pulsographe watch - a happy union of appealing design and superior craftsmanship.

The new Montblanc watch comes packaged in a 39.5mm case, rendered in 18K red or white gold. On the front side, it is armed with a domed sapphire crystal. Its screwed back side is also fitted with sapphire glass.

At 3 o’clock, the model features an 18K gold crown, marked with a mother-of-pearl Montblanc emblem. The mono-pusher in red or white gold is found at 2 o’clock. The case is 30-meter water-resistant.

The new Montblanc Villeret 1858 Vintage Pulsographe watch is adorned with a genuine grand feu enamel dial. It is dressed in black for the red gold version and in white for the white gold interpretation.
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Grande Chronograph Regulator Watch Created by Montblanc
Montblanc has unveiled the Villeret Grande Chronograph Regulator watch, a sophisticated new monopusher chronograph equipped with a hand-finished Montblanc movement, exclusive hand-wound 16-360 caliber offering a power reserve and a regulator hour complicated functions. The regulator sub-dial features an extra hour hand that can indicate time in a second time zone. There is also the day/night indicator.

The constructive and decorative characteristics of the movement reflect the best traditions of Haute Horlogerie. Montblanc master watchmakers have meticulously beveled and polished every part of the movement, including the bridges, chronograph levers and wheels in the winding mechanism. The in-house balance wheel operates at a frequency of 18,000 vibrations per hour.
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Montblanc Creates Star Magie d'Etoiles Watch for Ladies
The captivating Star Magie d’Etoiles watch from the famous watch manufacture Montblanc was unveiled on January 18th, 2010 at Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Geneva.

Destined to become a classic of contemporary horological elegance, it will surely seduce female connoisseurs looking for a high degree of technical refinement in a watch with unique, feminine styling. Reflecting a lady's multifaceted personality, this diamond-paved novelty shines in thousand ways. The new Montblanc lady’s watch will be launched in limited series of just fifteen items.

A true masterpiece of watchmaking art, the Star Magie d’Etoiles watch involves the use of the following noble materials: 18 karat white gold, genuine mother-of-pearl and dazzling diamonds with the overall weight of 2.215 karats.  read more


Montblanc Presents Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph Silicon Escapement Watch
Montblanc is pleased to unveil a new interpretation of its famous Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph watch. The heart of the watch is a manufacture hand-wound movement that incorporates the lever and escape wheel produced in silicon, the material appreciated by watchmakers for its antimagnetic properties, ultra-light weight and remarkable hardness.

The new Montblanc Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph Silicon Escapement watch features the 43mm case sculptured in 18K red gold. The sophisticated partially opened dial shows the "Silicon Escapement" inscription directly below the skeleton blued hour and minute hands in steel. The timepiece is 30-meter water-resistant.

The eye-paralyzing dial is created with multiple levels and two signature textures. The lower hemisphere is embellished with a guilloche pattern and shows off the unconventional small seconds and 30-minute chronograph discs. read more


Montblanc Wins Third Prize at Montre de L’annee
Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher Chronograph Automatic from Montblanc has become a third Prize winner in the 16th edition of the “Montre de l’annee” watch competition. This distinction was bestowed on Lutz Bethe, CEO Montblanc International GmbH at the awards ceremony, which was held in Geneva, on October 28th, 2009.

A distinguished jury, which brought together major specialists from the watch industry, has chosen the best watches of the year. After evaluating a large number of timekeepers, unveiled in the course of the event, the judges declared the Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher Chronograph Automatic model one of the three best watches of 2009.

Animated by the first Montblanc proprietary calibre movement and featuring an enviable degree of manual craftsmanship, this Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher Chronograph watch opens a new chapter in the already rich history of the company.

The Montblanc watch has been released this October. With its exceptional features and unrivalled design, this marvelous model delivers everything what connoisseurs of fine timepieces inevitably expect.

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Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher Chronograph from Montblanc
Dubbed after the chronograph’s inventor, Nicolas Rieussec, the MB R100 was the first Montblanc-made caliber, presented by the company earlier this year. Rieussec’s technique of two rotating disks inspired the design of the novel chronograph.

The Monopusher Chronograph case, measuring 43 mm in diameter, is sculptured in either 18k white, yellow or red gold or 950 platinum.

The model is animated by an adorned manual winding movement, opened to view through a sapphire case-back. The movement demonstrates twin barrels, ensuring a 72-hour power reserve.

An open date wheel, located at the dial top, displays the day of the month. Two chronograph sub-dials are placed below: the first is intended for chronograph seconds and the second one is meant for chronograph minutes. The central hands serve to indicate hours and minutes.

The chronograph function is governed by an iconic column-wheel with a vertical, almost wear-free disc clutch. Thus, the chronograph function can be always turned on.

The hallmark of this model is presented in its unique pusher, placed at 8 o’clock, which is used to start, stop and reset the chronograph.

Pressing the pusher for the first time starts the second disc, the second press stops the time measure: the data can be read afterwards from the second disc and the 30-minute sub-dial. Pressing the pusher for the third time resets the two discs to zero.

The Montblanc Star Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher Chronograph watch has been issued in limited series.
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Montblanc Star World-Time GMT Watch - Pseudo-Vintage Style and Perfect Legibility
Montblanc is about to unveil its new Star World-Time GMT watch. Its presentation will take place within the framework of the upcoming SIHH 2011 event. A token of good taste, with no false note, the new Montblanc watch delivers a pseudo-vintage style allied with perfect legibility.

The last-mentioned feature is ensured by bold silver-colored Arabic numerals, presented on a black guilloche dial. The number at 3 o’clock is substituted by a date exhibition window.

Gliding over them are rhodium-plated steel hands, which serve to indicate hours, minutes and seconds. The hour and minutes hands are leaf-shaped. The audience can also enjoy a version with a silver-colored guilloche dial, featuring black numerals and blued hands.
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Montblanc Introduces Time Walker TwinFly Automatic Chronograph Watch
The horological company Montblanc is about to introduce its new Time Walker TwinFly automatic chronograph watch. The presentation of this remarkable creation will take place within the framework of the SIHH 2011 event.

The new Montblanc watch is offered with a black DLC-treated stainless steel case, which is round in shape and has a diameter of 43 mm. Extremely scratch-resistant, the case sports a bezel, skillfully produced from the same material. The case is equipped with a time-setting crown, found at 3 o’clock. It is supported by two chronograph pushers, located at 2 and 4 o’clock.

The timepiece is built to be water-resistant up to 100 meters. The company’s peerless artisans have also fitted its case with top and bottom high-quality sapphire crystals.
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Montblanc Chronographe Vintage Watch - Superlative Measurement Device
Montblanc is excited to present a Chronographe Vintage watch, a new addition to its acclaimed Villeret 1858 collection. A perfect device for measurement of brief intervals of time, the company’s novel brainchild offers all the hallmarks of the series mentioned. At the same time, it demonstrates sporty design features, backed by technical advances.

The new Montblanc watch employs a pink gold case, measuring 43.5 mm in diameter. Its thickness constitutes 12.5 mm. The water-resistance of the model is assured down to 30 meters.

Ticking inside the timepiece is a manufactory-made hand-wound mechanical movement, graced with Haute Horlogerie finish. It operates at a frequency of 18, 000 variations per hour and provides a 55-hour power reserve.
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New Montblanc Homage to Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph Watch
In 2014, Montblanc pays homage to Nicolas Rieussec, a great clockmaker, the watchmaker to the French royal court, with an introduction of a new chronograph watch – an interpretation of the Nicolas Rieussec first patented chronograph born in 1821. The timepiece stands out due to its hour-circle positioned in the upper part of the dial and the chronograph’s elapsed-time counters found in the lower part of the dial.

Following the steps of the original model, the Montblanc “Homage to Nicolas Rieussec” chronograph watch features the elapsed time with help of two rotating discs, with a motionless hand indicating the passing seconds and minutes. It is interesting to mention that Nicolas Rieussec created this construction for accurate measurement of the elapsed times of horses running at a horserace.

The timepiece also offers the date function, indicates the time in two different time zones and provides a day/night display.

The novelty, crafted in rose gold or steel, has maintained the color scheme and the styling of the hands as they were presented by the original Nicolas Rieussec watch, yet it uses innovative materials and technologies.

The peculiarity of the model is its chronograph hand – the horizontal blued-metal rhombus is designed as a double index. Its tips point to the calibrated scale on the two rotating discs. The white-lacquered discs, one for 60 elapsed seconds and the other for 30 elapsed minutes, have been inspired by the look of the 1821 timepiece.

The hour-circle features slim black strokes and Arabic numerals positioned at 10-minute intervals. It holds an exciting surprise - in the dark the hidden hour numerals become visible on the dial. The secret of this amazing feature is the following: the hour-circle is rendered in ultramodern hybrid ceramic permeated with Superluminova pigments that form the Arabic hour numerals. They are invisible in daylight as they are smartly embedded into the hour ring, and are of the same color. But in the dark, the luminous pigments, along with the Superluminova-filled hour- and minute-hand, start to glow, providing great legibility.

The pale enamel-like hour-circle and the chronograph discs distinctively contrast with the fine-grained dial texture. The date display aperture is found at 3 o’clock, while the guilloche-decorated day/night indicator is positioned at 9 o’clock. A skeleton hour-hand shows the time in a second time zone.

The heart of the Homage to Nicolas Rieussec watch is a self-winding mechanical in-house movement - Calibre MB R200, characterized by supreme mechanical performance and beauty. The monopusher chronograph is governed by a laboriously milled column-wheel. Operating at a frequency of 28,800 alternations per hour and built with a double barrel, the 319-component movement gives an advantage of a 72-hour power reserve. The movement’s components are embellished with Geneva waves and feature beveled, polished edges. The mechanism also boasts red jewels, blued screws and shiny golden brass wheels. You can admire every detail via the sapphire crystal case-back.

The slightly cambered sapphire crystal with antireflective treatment on both sides protects the dial. The case provides great comfort on the wrist due to its doubly stepped horns that angle slightly downward. The monopusher chronograph button is unconventionally located at 8 o’clock and can be operated with the tip of the wearer’s right thumb. The deeply grooved crown demonstrates a domed Montblanc emblem in black and white. The 43mm case is teamed with an alligator-skin strap equipped with a pin buckle.

The Montblanc Homage to Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph watch will be available in autumn 2014. The rose gold model will be limited to 193 pieces (the number of the limited edition refers to the fact that 193 years ago Nicolas Rieussec introduced his first patented chronograph). The stainless steel version is limited to 565 pieces. read more


Montblanc Reveals ExoTourbillon Chronographe Watch at SIHH 2010
On January 18th, 2010, the acclaimed watch company Montblanc was proud to introduce its innovative timekeeping creation within its Villeret 1858 collection. The presentation of the new ExoTourbillon Chronographe took place at Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Geneva.

The new horological masterpiece from Montblanc represents a regulator timepiece, equipped with a large centrally axial minute hand, a special hour display, a second time zone with day/night display; a counter for the seconds, as well as a chronograph with a sub-dial for featuring 30 elapsed minutes. The undeniable highlight of this model is its ingenious tourbillon that demonstrates a balance larger than the tourbillon’s rotating cage and placed outside it.

The ExoTourbillon Chronographe is the first timepiece to join the brand’s Villeret 1858 Collection, which brought together two of the most famous horological complications: a chronograph and a tourbillon. read more


Montblanc Supports Breeder’s Cup Horse Races
The cooperation between the famous watchmaker Montblanc and a horse racing event represents nothing but a perfect union. The ancestor of the brand’s up-to-date timepieces was a special device, intentionally developed for measuring horse racing times.

This year, the Montblanc watch company will render its support to the extremely important horse racing event, the 26th Breeder’s Cup World Championship. The audience will be offered a chance to admire professional riders as well as thoroughbred horses.

It is Montblanc Star, Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph watch, that happens to be a true incarnation of the elite horse racing’s spirit. This timepiece is proposed in several skeletonized and non-skeletonized interpretations. It is definitely a highlight within the brand’s lineup.

The Montblanc watch is powered by the in-house manufactured chronograph movement, measuring up to 30 minutes. The chronograph counters demonstrate rotating discs, which substitute for hands and the date indicator. The mono-pusher, located at 8 o’clock, serves to control start, stop, and rest functions.

Entirely sculptured in gold, these watches are to be presented to the best riders, both male and female, in the Winner’s Circle.

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Montblanc Manufactures Its “Signature For Good” Collection
The Montblanc Company is famous not only as an esteemed maker of luxury pens, but also as an acclaimed manufacturer of timepieces alongside with accessories, wallets and other leather goods.

The brand’s watch-making division is currently aiming its efforts at producing in-house movements, whereas its pen manufacturing branch continues its streak of excellence, enchanting collectors and fans. It will not come as a surprise when eventually Montblanc launches a timekeeper that can write or a pen that is able to reveal the time.

The famous brand of Montblanc is also known for its sponsorship activity in terms of various arts and entertainment events. Additionally, the company is often involved in charity campaigns, combining donations with creation collections.

For this very reason, the brand has recently manufactured an assemblage of pieces, entitled “Signature For Good”. The moment any of these units is bought, Montblanc automatically transfers 10 per cent of the purchase price to UNICEF.

This donation is intended to aid the development of the humanitarian organization’s programs for world-wide child literary and education. The program in question is scheduled to be run until May 2010 and Montblanc is expected to donate a minimum of 1.5 million dollars.

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Montblanc Establishes its Flagship Boutique on Rodeo Drive
The renowned manufacturer of fine writing instruments and luxury timepieces Montblanc has opened its flagship boutique on Rodeo Drive. The customers of the store, the largest one established by the company in Beverly Hills, will be offering magnificent watches across the luxury spectrum of iconic Montblanc collections, as well as unique limited series creations, intended especially for this area.

According to Jan-Patrick Schmitz, President & CEO of Montblanc North America, who was present at the ribbon cutting ceremony, opening of a larger retail store in Beverly Hills is a great honor for the universally acclaimed brand of Montblanc.

The Montblanc exclusive creations, to be put up for sale on a regular basis, embrace diamond-studded watches meant for both men and women, limited edition writing instruments, as well as handbags intended for ladies. Women can admire the Montblanc 4810 fine jewelry line, which reveals a range of gorgeous sapphire varieties and colored diamonds.

A key focal point of this venue will be the models from the unique Montblanc Collection Villeret 1858. They will undoubtedly provide a delight to the keenest timepiece collectors.

The Montblanc watches demonstrate the highest degree of excellence. Every single piece is individually hand-made in Montblanc's Institut Minerva de Recherche en Haute Horlogerie located in Villeret, Switzerland.

The innovative Diva collection writing instrument, encouraged by actress Ingrid Bergman of "Casablanca" fame, will make its world original appearance in this grand store. This supremely graceful object will join the company of previously unveiled limited series writing instruments, devoted to such screen legends as Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich.

The clients of the Montblanc Rodeo Drive boutique will be offered another exclusive opportunity to enjoy the unique products from of the Montblanc Haute Joaillerie Collection. These masterworks, including Eclat, En Vague Pave, and Lumiere, were exposed on the wrists of the world’s leading stars during different international red carpet events. Every item is notable for the proprietary Montblanc diamond, which features a special star-shaped cut, suggestive of the brand’s symbol.
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