The Replica Montblanc Villeret 1858 collection has been extended to the SIHH 2010 with the clock Vintage Chronograph. Mounts the MBM caliber 16:29 presenting the sorting of the column-wheel chronograph functions in a vintage style accentuated by co-axial single button. L ‘another element that emphasizes its classic is the dial “grand feu” obtained by heating a massive gold in a furnace, up to 800 ° C temperature.
On it immediately catch the eye, drawn outside the telemetric scale, while the tachometer that are in the center, “spiral” is developed so as to allow measurements up to three minutes in duration.
The mechanical movement, mono-co-axial chronograph button on the winding crown, also oscillates to “step vintage”: 18,000 A / h (2.5 Hz). Inside is a barbell with Philips terminal curve, a swan-neck fine adjustment (swan neck), a V chronograph bridge, a hand lever of the polished chronograph and a wheel column to command it. The level of precision of the lever that controls this complication reaches, after several hours of work on the part of Master Watchmakers Mont Blanc, a tolerance expressed in thousandths of a millimeter!
In light of the above description it is quite normal that the Vintage Chronographe will be available in two very limited edition: 58 pieces in 18k rose gold with white enamel (enamel dial) – grand feu and a brown alligator strap, 58 with 18 k white gold case with black grand feu enamel dial and black alligator strap.
The price to the public will be of Eur 37,000 for the version in pink gold, 39,000 Eur for that white gold.