Montblanc

Montblanc is a German luxury company focused on pens, watches, jewellery and leather items. Montblanc was founded in 1906 (named Simplo Filler Pen) with the introductory product offered in 1909 under the name Rouge et Noir in 1909. One year later the first pen named Montblanc emerged. Montblanc's Meisterstück brand (Masterpiece) first appeared in 1924, for the premium fountain pen versions. One of Montblanc most recognized visual items is the white six-pointed star with rounded edges (stands for the Mont Blanc mountain snowcap from above, where "4810," in Montblanc's product refers to the height of the Mont Blanc mountain). In 1977 Dunhill bought Montblanc and expanded the brand to a large selection of luxury goods. Nowadays Montblanc is owned by Richemont (Piaget, IWC, Panerai, Vacheron Constantin). Notable Montblanc watch models include the Montblanc Nicolas Rieussec, Montblanc Star, Montblanc Star Classique, Montblanc Star 4810, Montblanc Timewalker, Montblanc Flyback, Montblanc Meisterstueck, Montblanc Princess Grace de Monaco, Montblanc Sport. In general there are Montblanc ladies' watches, Montblanc men's watches, Montblanc automatic watches, Montblanc quartz watches. All of the Montblanc watches are available at the Montblanc boutiques and at certified retailers. Montblanc watches prices range from anywhere below $3,000 to more than $10,000. The latest Montblanc watches review can be found on our content section. Please beware of Montblanc replica watches as they mostly are cheap copies of legendary timepieces such Montblanc meisterstuck watches and Montblanc mens watches, Montblanc sport watches or Montblanc timewalker watches. Such Montblanc watch replica are mostly found when searching Montblanc watches ebay or Montblanc watches Amazon. That's why we strongly recommend to read any of our Montblanc watch review posts before buying a product. You will find prices about your Montblanc sport watch or Montblanc Meisterstuck watch in the official catalogue, where there are also useful details about every Montblanc timepiece. WatchTime has news on Montblanc watches, Montblanc price info on watches including the Montblanc Villeret, Montblanc Meisterstuck watch, and more Montblanc watches. Montblanc fans: WatchTime is your authority for Montblanc watches and Montblanc watch updates.

Montblanc Watches — The Birth of the Montblanc Watch Brand From the Montblanc Meisterstück Watch to Today

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How did the first Montblanc watch come to be, and how did Montblanc watches enter the world of high horology? Download this FREE exclusive article and find the answers to all your questions about Montblanc watches! Montblanc is, of course, known by many aficionados for its luxury pens. But Montblanc watches — the first of which debuted in 1997 — have also developed a reputation for quality and craftsmanship. Montblanc watches have come a long way from that first model, the Montblanc … [Read more...]


Watch Insider’s Top 10 Men’s Dress Watches

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As the watch world prepares for new releases at Baselworld 2015, we revisit my year-end "Top 10" lists for 2014, all originally posted on my blog, Watch-Insider.com. We have already looked at my favorite new chronograph watches. This time, the focus is on last year's top dress watches for men. … [Read more...]


5 Things to Know About the Montblanc Timewalker Chronograph 100

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Montblanc unveiled the Montblanc Timewalker Chronograph 100, a chronograph watch capable of measuring elapsed times to 1/100 second, at the 2014 SIHH watch fair in Geneva. Here are five pertinent things you should know about this innovative timepiece from Montblanc. … [Read more...]


Budget Travelers: 5 World-Time Watches Under $5,000

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It's no secret that many watch aficionados are also avid travelers. And what could be more useful for globetrotters than a watch that lets them keep track of time everywhere in the world at once? Many world-time watches will cost you as much as several overseas vacations, but we found a handful, all with mechanical movements, that you can get for $5,000 or less. … [Read more...]


Five Montblanc Watches Under $5,000

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An appreciation for fine timepieces often goes hand in hand with an appreciation for fine writing instruments. Both require high levels of skill to execute at the highest level. Both combine mechanical precision with a refined aesthetic that expresses one’s personal style. Today, Montblanc is a master of both realms. Here are five accessible Montblanc watches for your consideration.   … [Read more...]


Watch Review: Montblanc Meisterstück Heritage Perpetual Calendar

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Montblanc introduced the Meisterstück fountain pen 90 years ago. With a deep black finish, gold rings and clip, a cap inlaid with the Montblanc star emblem, and a handcrafted nib, the pen became a famous status symbol. The brand launched the Meisterstück Heritage Collection of timepieces to mark the 90th birthday of this iconic writing instrument. In this article from WatchTime's August 2014 issue, we take a closer look at the collection’s perpetual calendar model. … [Read more...]


Watch Insider: My Top 15 World-Time Watches

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Many who travel throughout the world have to frequently re-adjust our watches for a new time zone when arriving at our destination. And those of us with friends and business associates around the globe often need to know the local time in multiple locations at once. Wearing a watch with a world-time function means that you can surf through the world's time zones instantly. Here are the top 15, from my blog, Watch-Insider.com. … [Read more...]


Watch Insider’s Top 10 Watches Under €10K With In-House Movements

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A regular reader of Watch-Insider.com, Nick Senn, inspired me to compile this Top 10 list recently, focusing on watch brands that offer models with in-house movements at what most aficionados would consider affordable prices. Here we re-present the list, with links to more info on several of the watches. … [Read more...]


Monochrome Monday: Introducing the Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie Quantième Annuel

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Recently on our Monochrome-Watches blog, we introduced you to some models of Montblanc’s new Heritage Chronométrie collection, like the ExoTourbillon and Dual Time. This new collection also comprises a variety of calendar watches, such as the Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie Quantième Annuel Vasco da Gama, which comes in a gold and a steel version. The timepiece is imbued with a number of symbolic design references which we will explain below.   … [Read more...]


Audio: 12 Watch Executive Interviews from SIHH 2015

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At SIHH 2015 in Geneva, I had the chance to chat with 12 watch industry executives, from 11 luxury watch brands, about the timepieces introduced at the show and what lies ahead in 2015. Follow the links below to hear the audio from these interviews, all conducted for my blog, Watch-Insider.com. … [Read more...]


SIHH 2015: Here Are 19 Of The New Watches We’ve Seen So Far

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The 2015 edition of Geneva's Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) kicks off tomorrow, and WatchTime will be reporting live on the new watches introduced at the fair. Many watch brands exhibiting at SIHH have already teased us with some of the new products they will launch there. Scroll down to get a glimpse of WatchTime's pre-SIHH coverage. … [Read more...]


SIHH 2015: Montblanc Heritage Spirit Orbis Terrarum (Updated with Live Photos and Prices)

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Montblanc has launched a number of new travel-oriented watches at SIHH 2015 in Geneva. One of them, the Montblanc Heritage Spirit Orbis Terrarum is a new take on the world timer, showing the hour in 24 time zones at once. … [Read more...]


Back is Beautiful: 11 New Luxury Watch Wallpapers

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In WatchTime's March-April 2014 issue, we present the latest edition of our popular series of "Back is Beautiful" photo features, which showcases fine mechanical watches that are as intriguing from the back as they are from the front. Click below to download these amazing original photos as wallpaper for your desktop. … [Read more...]


Watch Insider: Montblanc Goes Smart with the Montblanc e-Strap

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Montblanc CEO Jérôme Lambert has given us a New Year's gift. The Richemont Group brand has announced the TimeWalker Urban Speed e-Strap, a piece of wearable technology built into the strap of a watch. I think it's a great idea. Why not use the huge real estate of the watch strap to display information coming from a smartphone? In this post from my blog, Watch-Insider.com, I take a look at this all-new technological development. … [Read more...]


Monochrome Monday: Montblanc Meisterstück Heritage Gold Collection Debuts at SIHH 2015

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In January 2014 Montblanc introduced an entirely new collection, called the Montblanc Meisterstück Heritage collection. This collection, with its classic design codes, is the first to incorporate everything that Montblanc as a watch brand has to offer — from very affordable and classically styled time-only, to the most affordable perpetual calendar on the market, to the Pulsograph with its stunning Villeret-made movement. Now, for SIHH 2015, the brand adds the Montblanc Meisterstück Heritage … [Read more...]


SIHH 2014 REVISITED: 4 DAYS, 47 WATCHES

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At last year's SIHH 2014 in Geneva, we saw and covered so many new watches, we're concerned our readers might have missed some of our  updates. To make it easier for you to see everything we covered, we've created this handy recap with links to all 47 watches we covered over the watch fair's four days. As we head to SIHH 2015 it's worth a look back at the novelties from 2014. … [Read more...]


Which Watch Brand Spends the Most on Advertising?

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Watch brands spent almost half a billion dollars on advertising in the U.S in 2013. The total was $492.68 million: a record high, and up 23.3 percent from the 2012 total. That figure comes from Kantar Media, which each year compiles estimates of ad spending for a range of different products. The figures for 2013 signal that the U.S. watch market is still growing, especially as Swiss luxury brands turn their sights back from China to this country. … [Read more...]


Gifts for Her: 25 Ladies’ Watches from WatchTime.com and Watch Insider

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With the holiday season almost over, some of you might still be seeking out a gift for the lady in your life, or you were so kind to buy her a gift card from her favorite jeweler? Why not share with her your passion for fine watches? We've decided to make your search a bit easier by gathering several of our  articles on ladies' watches all in one place. Follow the links below, where we highlight interesting ladies' watches to narrow down your gift options. … [Read more...]


Beyond the ÜberWatches: 5 (Possibly) Overlooked Watches from SIHH 2014

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At this year's SIHH, as per usual, the lion's share of buzz and attention went to a handful of "headliner watches," or, as we at WatchTime have dubbed them, "überwatches," even though most of the watch brands each released a dozen or more new products for 2014. And even when a brand doesn't have what we'd call an überwatch, it sometimes releases one piece so unexpected, off-the-wall, or controversial that it overshadows the rest of its new releases (Exhibit A: Last year's debut of the first … [Read more...]


Watch Insider’s Wish List: 28 Watch Gift Ideas for Watch Lovers

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Many of you are probably considering buying a watch anytime soon, either as a gift for a loved one or as reward for yourselves. In response to the many readers of my blog, Watch-Insider.com, asking me what watch I would recommend, here are my personal selections of watches to give as gifts for your loved ones or for yourselves. … [Read more...]