The start of the 20th century marked a turning point in human history in terms of technical innovation and economic growth. During this very time, the company that was to be Montblanc was founded in the golden age of ferries (1897-1914) in which Germany played...

The recipe seems simple. Take large Arabic numerals. Mix with wide “cathedral” hands. Coat everything in beige Super-LumiNova® and dress on a black dial. No extra garnish required. Put the assembled components in a large case and serve the archetype for an aviator watch. Easy?...

Heritage is "property that is or may be inherited" (Oxford dictionary). The sense of legacy integral to watchmaking, as watches are traditionally passed down from father to son, goes even deeper with Montblanc whose history goes into all of its current collections. The latest model...

Few of the watch collections made exclusively for ladies have truly beautiful complications. There’s always something that’s cut back to the detriment of something else both in terms of mechanics and aesthetics. In the new watch collection designed in 2014 for women and women alone,...

Some say it’s a stroke of genius, others say it’s ridiculous. In the middle of the furore surrounding the smartwatch, whether or not Swiss brands should test the water and right when the boldest are saying there’ll be prototypes at the end of the year,...

Montblanc has brought globetrotting gentlemen a stylish new travel companion. The classical yet functional piece is called Orbis Terrarum meaning "world" in Latin. A map takes up the centre of the sapphire crystal and presents the continents as seen from the North Pole. The map...

Two similar yet distinct personalities share but one heart and body. Press the pusher between 8 and 10 o’ clock on the side of the rose gold case to switch from a classic dial to a sportier look with a single pusher chronograph in just...