Travel Around The World In Style– And On Time

Written by: K. Amanuel

 

Travelers around the world can now rejoice as Montblanc has introduced the TimeWalker World-Time Hemispheres watch with world time display function. This pair of watches are sporty and come at a very reasonable price, where the watch with a textile strap is priced at $4900 and watch with titanium and steel bracelet is $5700.

 

The two models of this watch are the Northern Hemisphere with a silver-colored dial and the Southern Hemisphere with a grey dial. Both models have distinct color schemes and style. The watches come in a 42 mm, ergonomically shaped TimeWalker steel case with brushed titanium bezel. The local time zone the wearer is at is shown by the central hands, and the flange around the dial have the names of 24 cities that represent 24 time zones. As the names imply, the Northern Hemisphere model only features cities in the northern hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere model only features cities in the southern hemisphere. On the Northern Hemisphere model, the central disc rotates clockwise, while it rotates counter-clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere model. One must own both version to see time zone of the entire earth.

The Montblanc TimeWalker Watches

Technical Features:

Movement

  • Calibre: MB 4810/412 & MB 4810/410
  • Movement Type: Mechanical movement with automatic winding
  • Number of Jewels: 21
  • Power Reserve: Approximately 42 hrs.
  • Frequency: 28.800/h (4 Hz)
  • Indications: Central hours, minutes and seconds
  • World time indication with 24 hour time zones and 24 hour hour-disc
  • Date window at 6 o‘clock

Model Northern Hemisphere

  • Material: Stainless steel, domed sapphire crystal with double antireflective coating
  • Satin-finished titanium bezel
  • Stainless steel case back with display of 24 time zones of southern hemispheres
  • Case Dimensions: diameter: 42 mm; height: 12.05 mm
  • Water Resistance: 3 bar (30 m)
  • Dial: Silver-coloured dial showing the northern hemisphere as seen from the north pole, rhodium-plated luminescent hands, flange with 24 city names of the northern hemisphere; Central 24 hour hour-disc with day/night indication
  • Crown: Stainless steel with Montblanc emblem
  • Strap/Bracelet: black embossed calfskin strap with blue stitching and stainless steel pin buckle

Model Southern Hemisphere

    • Material: Stainless steel, domed sapphire crystal with double antireflective coating
    • Satin-finished titanium bezel
    • Stainless steel case back with display of 24 time zones of nouthern hemispheres
    • Case Dimensions: diameter: 42 mm; height: 12.05 mm
    • Water Resistance: 3 bar (30 m)
    • Dial: Anthracite-coloured dial showing the southern hemisphere as seen from the south pole, rhodium-plated luminescent hands, flange with 24 city names of the southern hemisphere; Central 24 hour hour-disc with day/night indication
    • Crown: Stainless steel with Montblanc emblem
    • Strap/Bracelet: Stainless steel bracelet with satin-finished titanium central links
    • Triple-folding clasp montblanc-timewalker-world-time-hemisphere-watch-0

 

For more information, please visit the company’s website:http://www.montblanc.com/en-US/Flash/Default.aspx?sc_lang=en-US

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