Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Montblanc 4810 Dual Time

For the first time in its 4810 Collection, Montblanc introduces its highly functional manufacture dual time complication.

A skeletonised regate-shaped home time hand positioned in the centre of the dial is highlighted in a blue colour to distinguish it from the local hour hand, which is red gold-plated and completely filled with Super-LumiNova® for a better readability at night. A 24-hour subdial with day/night indication, which is connected to the central home time hand, is visible at 12 o’clock. The dial also includes a small second subdial at 6 o’clock, with a circular “azuré” finishing as well as a date display, which is linked to the local time, at 3 o’clock.
The dual time function comes into play while travelling as the user can easily set the local time hour hand to the new destination time zone through the crown without affecting the home time hour hand. The minute hand and the second hand also both continue to run uninterruptedly during this setting process, thus preserving the exact time.
The Montblanc 4810 Dual Time follows the Maison’s strong and elegant design codes as can be seen in the refined 42 mm stainless steel case and elegant silvery-white guilloché dial featuring the exploding Montblanc Star pattern. The dial is completed with classic red gold-plated Roman numerals and a precise minute track with the number “60” highlighted in red and Super- LumiNova® dots for the odd hours.

The Montblanc 4810 Dual Time is equipped with a black alligator leather strap and a stainless steel folding clasp and is water resistant to 50 meters.

Technical details
Model: Montblanc 4810 Dual Time
Ident. 114857

Movement                           
Calibre MB 29.19 with Manufacture complication
Mechanical movement with automatic winding, second time zone and day & night display
Number of rubies: 34
Power reserve: Approx. 42 hours
Balance: Flat hoop
Frequency: 28,800 A/h (4 Hz)
Hairspring: Flat

Displays                            
Hours and minutes in the center
Small seconds at 6 o’clock
Second time zone in the centre and at 12 o’clock with 24-hour display and a day/night indication
Date window at 3 o’clock
Special features: In-house-developed complication with rapid adjustment of the local time in hourly steps, date linked to local time with date change either forward or backward, home time, minutes and seconds continue to run during local-time adjustment
Habillage

Case
Stainless steel case
Crystal: Scratch-resistant, domed sapphire and antireflective crystal
Back: Stainless steel with special decoration with inset pane of sapphire crystal
Diameter = 42 mm; height = 11.04 mm
Watertightness: 5 bar
Crown: Stainless steel with inlaid Montblanc emblem

Dial                                    
Silvery-white dial with exploding star guilloché pattern. Red gold-plated Roman numerals and indexes, red gold-plated luminescent hour-hand and minute-hand in regate shape, skeletonized blued steel hour-hand in regate shape for the second time zone, red gold-plated baton hand for the small second, blued steel baton hand for the 24-hour display and a day/night indication

Wristband                          
Black alligator-skin strap with stainless steel triple-folding clasp

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