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September 6, 2019

The Montblanc 1858 Split Second Chronograph for Only Watch 2019

Montblanc will be exhibiting its timepieces with its watchmaking know-how at the “Only Watch” auction again this year. “Only Watch” is organized by the Association of Monegasque contre les Myopathies under the auspices of Prince Duke Albert II of Monaco, and the entire proceeds are Duchenne muscular dystrophy International Medical Research This is a world-leading charity auction that is donated to the Project Association as research funds. The world's best watch brands are participating, and this year is the 8th, and so far it has raised more than 40 million euros. This auction is a stage where a variety of outstanding watchmaking abilities are demonstrated beyond the boundaries of groups and companies. “I'm honored to be able to participate in this wonderful charity event. Only top-ranked watch brands can participate in this wonderful charity, and ONLY WATCH is a global collector while contributing to society. "It's a unique opportunity for Connother to get the only unique piece of watch in the world," says Nicola Baretsky, Montblanc International CEO. Numerous gems were exhibited, starting with Monaco on September 25, 2019, then passing through Dubai, Paris, London, New York, Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, and then on November 9, 2019 in Geneva. You can go to the final auction. The auction will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel des Berges in partnership with Christie's. 

Accurate, easy-to-read and robust legendary professional Minerva watches were devised for land, naval and air forces and exploration agencies around the world. Inspired by these historic watches, the Montblanc 1858 Product Line pays tribute to the great heritage of Minerva Manufacture. The 'Montblanc 1858 Split Second Chronograph Only Watch 2 0 1 9' is a very rare chronograph complication and is the oldest and most advanced hand-crafted crystal at the same time. It is also the crystal of watchmaking's cutting-edge technology and faithfully recreates the legend of Minerva, ”says David Cheratto, director of the Montblanc watch division. The spirit of mountain exploration has been reinterpreted in the 1930s historic Minerva military mono pusher chronograph, making each element a unique piece that acts as a collector's droop. The 44 mm diameter case uses Montblanc's first grade 2 titanium. The beauty of the dial with the blue natural stone agart is complemented by the blue sfumato alligator strap and the Montblanc Manufacture Monopusher Chronograph Caliber MB M16.31.

This one-point watch, with the original Minerva timepiece, has a telemeter scale around the dial (a function that calculates the distance using the speed difference between light and sound such as lightning). Colimason (spiral type) tachymeter (function to measure approximate average speed by measuring the time within 60 seconds when traveling a distance of 1 km) The scale is housed in the center of the dial and the chronograph scale around the dial So you can measure up to 3 minutes instead of 1 minute as before. In addition to these features, Montblanc has developed the “Rattrapante” (split second) complication. A complex crafted chronograph complication that can be timed with two hands, measuring intermediate time without interrupting continuous measurement of longer elapsed times. As with the timepieces of the past with this function, “Rattrapante” can be seen through the sapphire glass on the case back.

This watch has a historic design code inspired by the original 1930s Minerva chronograph, with classic white Super-LumiNova®, luminalized Arabic numerals and cathedral hands. It brings a nice impression. The Montblanc mountain emblem is centrally located, and the classic font of the 1930s Montblanc logo further enhances the classic feel. To maximize visibility, the chronograph display has a black rhodium finish on the center second hand and a red second on the spirit seconds hand and 3 o'clock. Montblanc Manufacture Mono Pusher Chronograph Caliber MB M16.31, which can be viewed from the case back, has two column wheels, a horizontal coupling, a power reserve of about 50 hours, and a large chilled screw that beats with the old-fashioned 18,000 vibrations. Villeret Montblanc Manufacture is one of the rare Maisons with know-how to produce Hizegenmai in-house. This caliber is based on the Minerva caliber 17.29, which was developed in the 1930s and was used in both watches and pocket watches. You can enjoy careful manual finishing such as Côtes de Genève, chamfering, and circular grains, and at the same time, the old-fashioned Minerbar Arrow and the V-shaped chronograph bridge that received a design patent in 1912 Detail is a feature. Montblanc Manufacture Mono Pusher Chronograph Caliber MB M16.31 Movement: Montblanc Manufacture Chrono-Flav Caliber MB M16.31 Movement Type: Manual winding mono pusher chronograph, split second, tachymeter, telemeter. 

Chronograph: 2 column wheels (for chronograph and split seconds), horizontal coupling
Movement size: 38.4 mm diameter; 8.13 mm thick
Number of parts: 286
25 jewels
Power reserve: approx. 50 hours
Temp: Screw balance, 14.5 mm diameter, 59 mg cm7
Frequency: 18,000 a / h (2.5 Hz )
Balance spring: Phillips terminal curve with
Plate: rhodium-plated German silver, circular Grinding with on both sides of
The bridge: rhodium-plated, Côtes de Geneve with
Gold finish, chamfered arm, diamond polished surface
Display: center hour, small second at 9 o'clock, chronograph from dial center, second and split second hands, 30-minute counter at 3 o'clock, tachymeter scale, Telemeter scale
Case: satin-finished titanium
Crystal : Scratch-resistant, dome-shaped sapphire, non-reflective coated crystal, anti-magnetic
Case back: Screw-type titanium case bag with sapphire crystal inset, special watch engraving
Case size: 44 mm diameter; height 14.55 mm
Waterproof: 3 ATM
Crown: Titanium with Montblanc logo
Pusher: Crown-integrated mono pusher chronograph pusher, 2 o'clock split second pusher
Dial: Super-LumiNova® natural white stone agarto with Arabic numerals, black rhodium-finished hour and minute hands Central chronograph and seconds hand with black rhodium finish, red split-second hand, historic Montblanc logo at 12 o'clock, central tachymeter scale, telemeter scale
Dial: blue with beige stitching
Unique piece for Only Watch 2019. 

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