Montblanc has launched two new star classic series automatic calendar watches, which are full of retro flinqué delicate guilloché dials, recreating the eternal passion of watchmaking.
The Star Classic Calendar Automatic, first introduced in 2012, perfectly combines Montblanc’s purely exquisite watchmaking aesthetics with essential clock functions such as hour, minute, second and date display. This year, Montblanc has again launched two new timepieces in stainless steel and stainless steel rose gold, with a traditional retro flinqué guilloché dial, which is one of the most acclaimed decorative arts This series of new Huacai.
Dating back to the 15th century, engraving is also an engraving process for decorative purposes-using superb techniques to engrav on the surface of the material with crossed wavy lines or straight lines. At first, this technique was only used for engraving of wood and ivory materials. It was not until the 18th century that this technique was applied to watchmaking. Engine-driven machines were used to engrav silver or gold dials. Although the possibilities of engraved patterns are endless, some fixed patterns, such as retro flinqué, Parisian studded patterns with miniature pyramid shapes, and radial sun-drilled patterns are already available It has been popular in Swiss watchmaking for nearly two centuries.
Montblanc has previously applied wavy guilloché designs to multiple collections, such as the Paris stud decoration in the Villeret II watch II and the exclusive star-shaped ripple concept in the star 4810 series. In the latest Montblanc Star Classic series automatic calendar watch, the Swiss watchmaker created a silver retro flinqué guilloché dial, and the wavy pattern diverges around the center of the dial. The exquisite case of this series presents this stunning microwave effect to the fullest, and the thin bezel is the most elegant expression of the dial in all aspects.
Loyal to the traditional Swiss timepiece style, the elegant rose gold-plated hands highlight the dial, and the calendar display window at three o’clock. The simple design allows the wearer to see at a glance and read the time easily.
Connoisseurs will also find that the time stamps and numerals on these two new watches are slimmer and more delicate than before, making them look more elegant and at the same time better complement the retro radio wave filiqué. . The lugs of the Star Classic Series Automatic Calendar Watch follow the contours of the human wrist and are slightly curved, which not only looks particularly beautiful in appearance, but also significantly improves the wearing comfort.
Like all elaborate Montblanc timepieces, this watch is not only aesthetically pleasing, it also strives for excellence in watchmaking. Equipped with the Montblanc MB 4810/408 movement, the Montblanc Star Classic Series Automatic Calendar Watch guarantees the ultimate accuracy and reliability of timekeeping. Following the tradition of Swiss fine watchmaking standards, the movement is clearly visible through the sapphire crystal case back.
Adhering to the traditional Swiss watchmaking craftsmanship, the masterpiece of professional perfection has been carefully researched and developed. The new Montblanc Star Classic Calendar Automatic watch presents a different classic timepiece with its exquisite dazzling dial. Both watches are 39 mm in size and have been available in Montblanc boutiques since October 2015.
Montblanc Star Classic Calendar Automatic
Movement Type Automatic Mechanical Movement
Number of jewels 25
Power reserve about 42 hours
Vibration frequency: 28,800 times / hour (4 Hz)
Display hour, minute and center small seconds, calendar display window is at ‘three o’clock position’
Case Stainless steel case with rose gold bezel
Crystal Scratch-resistant, hemispherical anti-reflective sapphire crystal
Case back Stainless steel with sapphire crystal
Size 39 mm diameter, 8.9 mm thickness
Water-resistant to about 30 meters
Crown stainless steel with embossed Montblanc logo
Dial Silver white guilloché dial, rose gold-plated Arabic numerals and indexes, rose gold-plated leaf-shaped hour and minute hands, rose gold-plated Barton seconds hand
Strap Black alligator leather strap with stainless steel buckle