Montblanc Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph Open Home Time: No Time for HomesicknessSep 01 2012 | In 2011 Montblanc honored the ingenious French watchmaker Nicolas Rieussec with a jubilee wristwatch to celebrate the 190th anniversary of the invention of the first patented chronograph. Rieussec, watchmaker by appointment to the king in Paris, publically showed his “time writer” with turning disc and ink-writing hand for the first time in 1821 and received a patent for it in 1822.
Montblanc Collection Villeret 1858 in new dimensionsJul 05 2012 | Precise time measurement was first devised to enable ships’ captains to exactly determine their location at sea. Accurate knowledge of home and local time was essential to calculate the longitude with precision. Montblanc has paid tribute to the importance of early navigational timepieces by creating the new Régulateur Nautique set within the Montblanc Collection Villeret 1858.
The Watches of the Montblanc ‘Collection Princesse Grace de Monaco’Jan 18 2012 | To create watches for a collection which bears the name of such an incomparable and unforgettable personality was a challenge that continues to fill Montblanc’s designers and jewelers with pride. The inimitable grace and tasteful predilections of this European-American style icon inspired Montblanc’s specialists to design watch models that duly honor the name and the memory of Princesse Grace de …
Montblanc’s TimeWriter II Chronographe Bi-Fréquence 1,000Jan 16 2012 | On Monday, January 16th 2012 at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva, the new Montblanc TimeWriter II Chronographe Bi-Fréquence will be unveiled to the public and the international press.
The laws of physics are inviolable. The principle of conservation of energy decrees the impossibility of ever constructing a perpetuum mobile. And in order to measure time to the …
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