Montblanc has officially announced the TimeWriter II Chronograph Bi-Frequence 1000, a highly complicated chronograph capable of recording times with 1/1000th of a second precision. The only other mechanical chronograph capable of recording times with this level of precision is the TAG Heuer Mikrotimer, which was introduced last year. However, the […]

SIHH 2012: Montblanc TimeWriter II Bi-Frequence 1000

Fullscreen Introduction The Nicolas Rieussec collection pays tribute to the French Watchmaker Nicolas Mathieu Rieussec who was a pioneer in the field of chronographs. The design of the collection was inspired by the original chronograph Rieussec invented in 1821. Similar to his invention, these chronographs use rotating discs with motionless […]

REVIEW: Montblanc Nicolas Rieussec Rising Hours Chronograph

At SIHH 2014, Montblanc presented its best collection of new models for some time. The arrival of Jerome Lambert as the new CEO in 2013 has led to some very competitively priced novelties being created. The new Meisterstück Heritage Collection delivers classic lines, handsome styling and, most notably, exceptional value. […]

Montblanc SIHH 2014 Report

Earlier this month, to celebrate 90 years of the Meisterstück pen — which first appeared in Hamburg, Germany in 1924 — Montblanc put together a special exhibition in New York City. The exhibit consisted of seven special edition Meisterstück 90th Anniversary pens, as well as watches, leather goods and accessories […]

A look at the Montblanc Meisterstück collection

The Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie Dual Time bears a strong resemblance to the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Home Time. Everything from the dial layout to the case dimensions to the way the watch functions. Montblanc states that they developed their own module for the watch but with so many similarities, it is almost […]

Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie Dual Time

Today, Montblanc debuted a new watch collection inspired by 1930s pilot watches. The 1858 Small Second Limited Edition, which comes in a 44 mm diameter by 10.95 mm thick stainless steel case, is the entry-level timepiece in the new collection. A large diameter (37.2 mm) hand-wound movement reminiscent of pocket […]

Montblanc 1858 Small Second Limited Edition in steel

The TimeWalker Pythagore Ultra-Light Concept is one of the lightest mechanical timepieces in the world – at a mere weight of 14.88 grams. Creating a timepiece this light required the use of a special composite material called “Innovative Technical Revolutionary Resin” (or ITR) combined with Kevlar/carbon to create the case […]

Montblanc TimeWalker Pythagore Ultra-Light Concept

SIHH 2012 is just around the corner; and Montblanc has released an image of a hot new in-house mono-pusher chronograph, the Villeret 1858 Vintage Tachydate. The Tachydate features a newly developed Minverva based manufacture monopusher chronograph caliber MB M16.32. Highly regarded watch manufacture Minerva, was acquired by Richemont (who owns […]

SIHH 2012: Montblanc Vintage Tachydate

At the SIHH show last month, Montblanc introduced the Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph Open Hometime. A new addition to the Nicolas Rieussec collection that features an in-house column-wheel chronograph, like the model originally introduced in 2008, now with a GMT function. The Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph collection pays homage to Nicolas Mathieu […]

SIHH 2012: Montblanc Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph GMT

At SIHH 2013 Montblanc will launch a new wandering hours (as opposed to jumping hours) chronograph, with a day/night indicator integrated into the hour display. The Montblanc Nicolas Rieussec Rising Hours shows the hour via Arabic numeral cutouts which spin on a disc and are indicated by a red arrow […]

Pre-SIHH 2013: Montblanc Nicolas Rieussec Rising Hours