SIHH 2016: Montblanc reinvents the annual calendar

By | 18th January 2016

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On the occasion of the exhibition of the Geneva watchmaking, the brand of the Richemont Group unveils new complicated watch inspired by his heritage.

On the occasion of the SIHH watch seating 2016, Montblanc will present an exclusive new mechanical combination within the brand: a chronograph associated with an annual calendar that does not require an adjustment per year by the end of February . Inspired by one of the first chronograph watches created by the Minerva factory in the 20s, this new model reflects the heritage of the house. Montblanc watches designers have created a clear and easily readable dial using blue hands for chronograph indications and needles plated with red gold for the hours, minutes, seconds and date functions. The chronograph seconds are indicated by a blue central needle, past minutes are indicated on a counter 9 hours with a sector level, and the hours counter at 6 hours.

As regards the annual calendar function, days of the week are indicated at 6 o’clock, the date and month 12 hours to 9 hours. The ten needles work with the automatic caliber MB 25.09, with an autonomy of 42 hours and are easily mont blanc replica watches adjustable thanks to four individual markers positioned in the middle of the box and Montblanc pen provided with the timepiece. A sophisticated complication of moon phases was included in a counter at 3 o’clock, displaying four individual moons plated red gold representing the four major cycles of the moon – new moon, first quarter, full moon and last quarter – indicated by a needle in red gold. This indication of the moon phases recalls the beginnings of the science of the time when ancient civilizations were based on the lunar calendar for reading time, and adds a striking specificity dial with silver-white sunlight.

The refined aesthetic features of the Montblanc Annual Calendar Chronograph Heritage Chronométrie are in accordance with the codes of luxury watch collection, with faceted hands shaped swords, its indexes and Arabic numerals mont blanc first copy watches clad in red gold in a box 42 mm red gold polished. This timepiece is equipped with an alligator leather strap manufactured by Montblanc Pelletteria in Florence and, like other timepieces from the collection, it passes the test of 500 hours according to the most stringent quality requirements Montblanc 500 Test Laboratory.

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