Montblanc’s Star Classique Date Automatic collection combines the very best of Montblanc’s pure and refined watchmaking aesthetic with the essential in horological functions—hours, minutes, seconds and a date. The Maison welcomes two new models—in steel or two-tone steel and rose gold—endowed with traditional flinqué guilloché dials, bringing one of the most appreciated and respected decorative arts to the collection.
Guilloché is a decorative engraving technique that produces intersecting wavy or straight lines onto the surface of a material with the utmost precision. The process was first used on wood and ivory before being adapted to watchmaking in the 18th century, using engine-turning machines to engrave the surfaces of silver and gold watch dials.
For the latest additions to the Star Classique Date Automatic collection, the Swiss watchmaker has created silver-coloured flinqué guilloché dials with wavy patterns that radiate out from the centre of the dial. This mesmerising rippled effect is accentuated by the slimmest case in Montblanc’s collection and a narrow bezel that opens the dial up for maximum effect.
The dial features elegant red gold plated hands and a date at three o’clock, providing excellent readability at a simple glance.
An expert eye will spot that the indexes and Arabic numerals are slightly thinner and smaller in these two new models for a more elegant look that better complements the flinqué guilloche dial. With its slightly curved lugs that follow the contour of the wrist, the Star Classique Date Automatic collection is not only graceful on the wrist, but is also extremely comfortable too.
Powered by Montblanc’s calibre MB 4810/408, the Montblanc Star Classique Date Automatic ensures the utmost in timekeeping precision and reliability. Finished to the finest standards of Swiss watchmaking tradition, the movement is on full view through a sapphire crystal case back on the back of the watch.
Expertly crafted with the unmistakable style of traditional Swiss watchmaking, the new Montblanc Star Classique Date Automatic presents yet another timeless classic, now with the addition of magnificent guilloché dials. Both versions are 39mm in size. For further information, visit Montblanc.