TRADITION IMBUED WITH MODERN SPIRIT
Over the last three years, Montblanc has been keen to demonstrate that they mean business in watchmaking.
THE LUXURY BRAND began by making pens, and later, leather accessories. It was only in this new millennium that they decided to enter the lucrative watchmaking arena. Their first foray into high-end watches was their Nicolas Rieussec collection of chronographs, named after the father of the complication. It was not until a few years ago that they moved the game forward and started taking watchmaking seriously by making full use of their great facilities in Villeret. Last year, Montblanc introduced the Heritage range of more technically advanced timepieces. They have dedicated the 2015 collection to the Age of Exploration and 15th century Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama.
VILLERET COLLECTION TOURBILLON CYLINDRIQUE GEOSPHÈRES VASCO DA GAMA
This year’s Villeret Collection joined its other siblings at SIHH by presenting an extraordinary timepiece to celebrate the 15th century Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama.
The first thing that draws you in is the now iconic double infinity bridge that holds the tourbillon with cylindrical