Montblanc Picks of 2017

Montblanc 1858 Automatic Evoking designs and themes of timepieces past is a formula that can either work fantastically or come across as contrived. Montblanc’s 1858 collection, in particular the Montblanc 1858 Automatic, tastefully pays tribute to the Minerva chronographs of the 1930s, while making subtle changes for the sensibilities of the modern day. A deep black dial set creates the perfect backdrop for the cathedral-inspired hands. The bronze bezel is housed within a 44-millimetre stainless steel case, creating a subtle yet stunning pairing. The automatic movement, powered by calibre MB 24.16, is perfect for the connoisseur who seeks vintage appeal…