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Montblanc Haute Horlogerie Watchmaker At Work close-up
Montblanc Haute Horlogerie Watchmaker At Work close-up
Montblanc Haute Horlogerie Watchmaker At Work close-up
Montblanc Haute Horlogerie Watchmaker At Work close-up
Montblanc Haute Horlogerie Watchmaker At Work close-up

IN-HOUSE HAIRSPRING PRODUCTION AND TRADITIONAL BALANCE WHEEL REGULATION

Making hairsprings for the high complications internally allows the engineers and watchmakers to develop new innovative complications. The Montblanc location in Villeret is part of only a select group of factories around the world that possess the know-how to produce the balance-springs in their entirety by watchmakers who measure their length by hand, not by electronic means. This is in accordance with tradition and the measurements are made with the utmost accuracy. As the balance wheels made in Villeret beat at the traditional frequency of 18’000 semi-oscillations per hour, this allows Montblanc to have one of the largest screwed balance wheels in the watch industry giving watch aficionados a spectacular view of the heart of the timepiece.

IN-HOUSE HAIRSPRING PRODUCTION AND TRADITIONAL BALANCE WHEEL REGULATION

Making hairsprings for the high complications internally allows the engineers and watchmakers to develop new innovative complications. The Montblanc location in Villeret is part of only a select group of factories around the world that possess the know-how to produce the balance-springs in their entirety by watchmakers who measure their length by hand, not by electronic means. This is in accordance with tradition and the measurements are made with the utmost accuracy. As the balance wheels made in Villeret beat at the traditional frequency of 18’000 semi-oscillations per hour, this allows Montblanc to have one of the largest screwed balance wheels in the watch industry giving watch aficionados a spectacular view of the heart of the timepiece.

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