Mont Blanc

  • Montblanc 1858 Manual Small Second

    The problem of choice Montblanc has looked to its back catalogue and successfully styled the 1858 Manual Small Second timepiece, judiciously imbuing it with an agreeable dose of vintage appeal. In particular, the hand-wound movement exhibits a traditional design and, in so doing, evinces a splendid honesty Angus Davies finds most becoming. However, with a…

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  • Montblanc TimeWalker Urban Speed Chronograph e-Strap

    Very smart The “smart watch” is a huge talking point within the watch industry at present and numerous brands are trying to be at the forefront of this new chapter in the history of watchmaking. Angus Davies discusses smart watches at length and explains why he thinks Montblanc has probably come up with the perfect…

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  • Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie Quantiéme Annuel

    Look closely Montblanc released 37 new watches at SIHH 2015, Angus Davies looks closely at the Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie Quantiéme Annuel and contrasts its specification with the Meisterstück Heritage Perpetual Calendar, launched the previous year.     Recently at SIHH 2015, Montblanc released numerous new models and I confess my ageing grey brain cells struggled…

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  • Montblanc Homage to Nicolas Rieussec

    A nocturnal secret Angus Davies provides a hands-on review of the Montblanc Homage to Nicolas Rieussec. This watch, featuring a column-wheel chronograph and monopusher, will be exhibited at SalonQP from the 6th to 8th November in London.   I have reviewed Montblanc’s Nicolas Rieussec timepieces on previous occasions, focussing on both the Chronograph and Rising…

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  • Montblanc TimeWalker Extreme Chronograph

    Extreme sports Angus Davies provides an in-depth review of the Montblanc TimeWalker Extreme Chronograph. This watch, launched at SIHH 2014, incorporates a contemporary case design featuring black DLC-coated stainless steel and interesting open-worked lugs.     There is a certain band of thrill-seeking individuals who seek sports which challenge the mind and body, placing their…

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  • Montblanc, 90 years at the summit

    Angus Davies, a Montblanc customer, waxes lyrical about the luxury brand which this year celebrates the 90th anniversary of the Meisterstück 149 fountain pen. The snow-capped logo now adorns not only fine writing instruments, but a range of leather goods, men’s jewellery and, most notably for this self-confessed watch addict, timepieces. Image © Euan Davies…

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