Steal this Watch Without Getting Arrested! Montblanc’s new Meisterstück Heritage Perpetual Calendar

 |  February 14th, 2014

When Jerome Lambert took over the helm of Montblanc last year, watch lovers who know of his magic at Jaeger-LeCoutlre were expecting big things from Montblanc’s timepiece lineup. Lambert – and Montblanc – did not disappoint. At SIHH 2014, Montblanc not only unveiled  an all new watch collection – the Meisterstuck Heritage  line – celebrating 90 years of the iconic Meisterstuck writing instrument from Montblanc, but also made history by releasing the oh so alluring and attainable Meisterstuck Heritage Perpetual Calendar watch – for  $12,800. Never before has a watch brand been able to offer such an astounding price for a superb complication! Yes, Jaeger-LeCoultre (under Lambert’s direction) shocked the world a year ago with the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra-Thin perpetual…

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Watch Education: What Exactly is a Perpetual Calendar Watch?

 |  February 21st, 2013

One of the most sought-after complications on today’s watch market is the perpetual calendar. These sophisticated time trackers typically hold calibers with anywhere from 300 to 600 pieces and command prices that range from $25,000 to hundreds of thousands of dollars, depending on their added functions and adornments. Waiting lists for these watches can run several years—a drop in the bucket, really, since these complex movements can stay accurate for more than a hundred years. Essentially, the perpetual calendar tracks and displays the day, month, date, and year with automatic accuracy. With the exception of a few that will run for centuries, today’s perpetual calendar watches typically are built to track time until March 1, 2100. At that point in…

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