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Putting All Bets on Black. But Also on Red – The Montblanc 1858 Minerva Monopusher Chronograph Red Arrow LE88

Montblanc is a brand with a great tradition. So is its Minerva manufacture, the maker of historic and once extremely sought-after monopusher chronographs. Ever since Minerva became part of Montblanc, new monopusher watches have become amongst the most stylistic, defining,…

Swisswatches Magazine 24 Days of Christmas: Top Watches of 2021

It’s been another extraordinary year for us all, and the watch world is no exception. That is why the Swisswatches team sat down once more to comprise a list of our top watches of 2021. From horological giant OMEGA to…

The All-Black Montblanc 1858 Geosphere UltraBlack

Montblanc is presenting the 1858 Geosphere UltraBlack as part of the new UltraBlack Collection. The latter is a new cross-category range that aims to celebrate the colour black. Along with leather goods, Montblanc is also presenting a matching ballpoint pen…

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A new star in the realm of collectors? Interview With Nicolas Baretzki, CEO of Montblanc

Upon hearing the word Montblanc, not everyone automatically first thinks of its high quality wristwatches. This is no bad thing, says Nikolas Baretzki, who has been at the helm of the Germany’s best known luxury manufacture since April 2017. Alongside…

Collector Brands On The Rise – Series 1: Montblanc’s Mechanical Watches And a Well-Kept Secret Named Minerva

Let’s be honest. Hand on heart, who just looked at this headline and immediately thought, “Perfect, I can find out which watches are currently cheap but clearly going to increase in value”? Admittedly, I found myself considering something similar in…

Montblanc 1858 Geosphere Limited Edition 1858

The Montblanc 1858 Geosphere Limited Edition 1858 is a brand new model from the Le Locle- and Villeret-based horology house. Despite its Swiss heritage, the timepiece takes its inspiration from the colours of the Gobi desert. With only 1858 pieces…

Montblanc Heritage Pythagore Small Second Limited Edition 148

With the Heritage Pythagore Small Second Limited Edition 148, Montblanc presents two new timepieces that draw on the rich past of the Minerva watch manufacture. With them, the new Montblanc manufacture calibre MB M14.08, inspired by a historic Minerva calibre,…

Montblanc 1858 Split Second Chronograph Limited Edition 18

Montblanc is unveiling the Montblanc 1858 Split Second Chronograph Limited Edition 18. The watch uses a new gold alloy called Lime Gold. The Montblanc 1858 line takes its inspiration from the professional Minerva watches from the 1920s and 1930s. These…

Buyer’s Guide For Watches Between 1,000 – 3,000 Euros

If you’re going for a four-digit watch, your expectations will have risen considerably in comparison to our Buyer’s Guide Part 1, which took you through watches from 150 to 1,000 euros. Consumers are justified in expecting something pretty special for…

The Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711 Alternative Collection

When Patek Philippe first tasked designer Gerald Genta with the creation of the Nautilus, all former conventions went out of the window. To some, the creation of a shockingly sporty steel watch by a traditional luxury brand like Patek seemed…

Swisswatches Magazine 24 Days of Christmas: Top Watches of 2020

While many of us will admittedly be glad to bid farewell to 2020, the watch community will nevertheless be looking back fondly on the wonderful mechanical creations to emerge from this unusual year. That’s why, here at Swisswatches Magazine, we…

Montblanc Star Legacy Exo Tourbillon Skeleton LE8

Montblanc is introducing an impressively designed new watch, of which only eight pieces are available – the Montblanc Star Legacy Exo Tourbillon Skeleton LE8. The watch features a fully-skeletonized, three-dimensional movement. The watch comes on a brown Sfumato alligator leather…