Montblanc – Homage to Nicolas Rieussec II
In 2014 Montblanc introduced the Homage to Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph , a monopusher chronograph motivated to the “Chronograph with Seconds Indicator” innovation introduced in 1821 by the French watchmaker Nicolas Rieussec.
In 2015, with the new Homage to Nicolas Rieussec II model, Montblanc commemorates the second development of Nicolas Rieussec, an improved form of his chronograph where the utilization of a pivoting graduated plated plate was deserted for a long, thin focal seconds hand (initiated the Diablotine) which would turn to follow a moment circle showed around the dial. The tip of this hand, stacked with a drop of ink, was comprised of a sharp component to empower clients of the gadget to store a small part of this ink any place they wished on a superficial level.
The ink-follow chronograph made by Nicolas Rieussec in 1825
Working similarly as a calligraphic pen, his new gadget made conceivable the chronicle of even exceptionally brief timeframe periods ensuring its clients a precision in the estimation of the term of exhibitions that had never been accomplished, of the request for 1/5 of a second.
With its binds with Nicolas Rieussec’s 1825 ink-follow chronograph, the new Homage to Nicolas Rieussec II fits pleasantly with Montblanc’s custom in the assembling of composing instruments.
For the hour ring and the graduation of the counters, Montblanc has settled on a hybrid clay whose clearness and brightness in the sunlight is suggestive of the polish utilized in conventional dials.
To convey outstanding iridescence in obscurity, this artistic consolidates colors of Super-LumiNova to follow out Roman numerals in a typographic style indistinguishable from that utilized by Nicolas Rieussec for his 1825 chronograph.
To guarantee the precision of the estimations of brief timeframe periods while staying devoted to the technique for sign utilized in the second chronograph of Nicolas Rieussec, the turning counters showing the seconds and the chronicle of 30-minute time-frames – individually on the left and right of the dial – are currently supplanted by thin chronograph hands.
The grained foundation shows the date at 3 o’clock and the day/night sign at 9 o’clock. A subsequent time-region sign is shown by methods for a skeleton hours hand.
The 43 mm steel case houses oneself winding MB R200 Manufacture type which combines customary watchmaking craftsmanship with exceptionally creative specialized exploration. The segment wheel connects the development’s stuff train to the monopusher chronograph system through the intercession of a vertical grip that works with essentially no contact and forestalls any undesired hopping activity of the seconds hand when the chronograph work is enacted.
Delivered and gathered in the Montblanc workshops in Villeret, the development beats at 28,800 vibrations each hour and, gratitude to the twofold barrel, offers a 72-hour power save.
The straightforward case back permits the wearer to respect the customary completions of the development, for example, angling, Côtes de Genève theme and blued screws.
The new Montblanc Homage to Nicolas Rieussec II is given in a restricted release of 565 watches with a retail cost of around Euro 9.800. montblanc.com