In recent years, the 1858 Geosphere has become one of the first GMT timepieces to display the northern and southern hemispheres with two three-dimensional globes including day and night indications. of Montblanc Most popular and sought after watches.
In this years Watches & Wonders, the brand unveiled the 1858 Geosphere Chronograph 0 Oxygen with an additional stop function. However, there’s more to it: As the name suggests, there’s no oxygen inside the case, which helps prevent corrosion and fogging when exposed to extreme temperature fluctuations. Thanks to the special sealing, air does not enter even when the crown is pulled or the push-pieces are pressed. In terms of design, the watch surprises with a beautiful dial inspired by the glacial lakes of the Mont Blanc massif. Ascent through the Chamonix Valley to the Mer de Glace, The the houses Designers drew on the texture of ice with its interlocking network of crystals, which have been frozen for millennia. By using almost forgotten ancestral technology, “Scraped with wood”, They were able to evoke this glacial pattern on the dial.
While the watch is presented in titanium, the latest iteration comes in a bronze case with a reduced diameter of 42 mm and a bi-directional knurled ceramic bezel with luminous cardinal points surrounding the glacier pattern dial. The 1858 Geosphere 0 Oxygen LE 1786 The MB 29.25 is also powered by an automatic movement. The watch was designed in partnership with the son of legendary mountaineer, Reinhold Messner, Simon Messner. To emphasize his respect for mountaineering, he climbed Mont Blanc in August, accompanied by this watch.
Limited to 1,786 pieces, the watch retails for $6,800.
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