1858 Split Second Chronograph Limited Edition - 100 pieces
The Montblanc 1858 product line is inspired by the legendary professional Minerva watches from the 1920s and 1930s which were conceived for military use and exploration. Reinterpreting these legendary timepieces, the Montblanc 1858 product line expresses the spirit of mountain exploration, embodying the modern trend of returning to nature. Housed in a 44 mm fully satinated bronze case, the Montblanc 1858 Split Second Chronograph Limited Edition 100 comes with a black lacquered dial paired with coloured elements that accentuate the vintage style while also providing excellent readability of the complications by both day and night. Like on the original timepiece, it features a telemeter scale that runs around the dial, which was a typical feature on the legendary Minerva chronographs. It also features a tachymeter (base 1000) at the centre of the dial in a colimaçon snail shape, which allows the user to measure a length of time up to three minutes instead of one minute as with a traditional chronograph scale around the dial. It is combined with a new complex “rattrapante” (split second) complication developed by the Montblanc engineers, which allows the user to measure intermediate times without interrupting the ongoing measurement of a longer elapsing time. The Montblanc 1858 Split Second Chronograph Limited Edition 100 is equipped with the brand-new Manufacture monopusher chronograph calibre MB M16.31 that features two column wheels, horizontal coupling and a power reserve of 50 hours. The movement takes its inspiration from the original Minerva calibre 17.29 developed in the 1930s, which was used for both pocket watches and wristwatches.
- Movement Type
- MB M16.31
- Screw balance, 14.5 mm
- Power Reserve
- 50 hour
- No. of Components
- 18000/h, 2.5 Hz, 25 Jewels
- Balance Spring
- With Philips curve
- Rhodium-plated German silver, circular-grained on both sides, hand-chamfered edges
- Rhodium-coated German silver with “Côtes de Genève”
- Going Train
- Gold-plated, faceted arms, diamond polished surfaces
- Hour, Minutes, Small Second, Chronograph, RA, CM
- Black lacquered dial with beige Arabic numerals; tachymeter and telemeter scales
- Case back
- Bronze case
- Distance between horns/clasp
- 22 mm
- 15.2 mm
- 44 mm
- Water Resistant
- 3 bar (30 m)
- 97 g
TRADITION TO CREATE LUXURY WATCHES
Switzerland is long the home of finest watchmaking traditions. In Montblanc’s Le Locle and Villeret Manufactures in the Swiss Alps, superbly intricate movements are crafted in house by master watchmakers to form the heart of every chronograph. Innovative complications and exquisite adornments are meticulously shaped with skill and dedication to perfect each watch. From hairspring and balance bearing to pallet fork, in over 300 hours of dedicated focus all the elements are brought into singular harmony, and with the first turn of its movement, a watch comes to life and a journey begins.
Delivery & Returns
FREE EXPRESS DELIVERY
Montblanc customers benefit from free express shipping on all international orders. Our parcels are shipped via DHL.
We aim to dispatch all orders within 24 hours. Estimated delivery times are to be used as a guide only and commence from the date of dispatch. Montblanc is not responsible for any delays caused by destination customs clearance processes. We work closely with our shipping partner to minimize the potential impact of custom delays on our international customers.
2-3 days for orders from the European Union + Norway
3-4 days for orders from Brunei, Indonesia, Macao, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates
4 days for orders from New Zealand
3-5 days for orders from Russia
Returns with us are swift and easy. If your purchase isn't quite right you have 14 days within the EU and 30 days outside the EU from the date you received your order to return. Items must be returned to us in original packaging and unused.
Simply contact customer service to initiate your return and get information about an estimate on shipping costs.
If you wish to exchange your item for an alternative item, we suggest that you return it and purchase the new item separately.
Learn more about our easy return policy here.