The Basics

The 1858 collection is inspired by the heritage of Minerva as one of Switzerland’s most revered timekeeping specialists. With this collection, Montblanc revives the spirit of the legendary watches Minerva has been creating since 1858 – and gives them a new, contemporary vintage expression. Like its historic predecessor from the 1930s, the Montblanc 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter comes with a black dial and historical shaped hands. The dial’s tachymeter scale eases the computing of a speed based on travel time along the delicate “chemin de fer” minuterie. The historic Montblanc emblem at 12 o’clock and the notched crown underline the vintage appearance of the timepiece. Completely developed and handcrafted in-house, the Montblanc Calibre MB M16.29 in a large “pocket-watch” diameter features a monopusher chronograph with column wheel and horizontal disc clutch. In a 44 mm case made of 18 K red gold with thin, slightly curved horns, the Montblanc 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter is strictly limited to 100 pieces.

Brand: Montblanc
Family: 1858
Reference: 112637
Name: 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Limited Edition Red Gold
Produced: 2016
Limited: Yes, 100 units

Below is a detailed look at Montblanc’s model 112637 from 1858 watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

Montblanc 1858 112637

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The Details

Montblanc’s 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Limited Edition Red Gold (112637) was originally released in 2016. This watch features a hand-wound movement beating at a frequency of 18000 bph (2.5 Hz) to provide a 50-hour power reserve when fully wound.

The Case

The red gold case measures 44mm in diameter and roughly 13.15mm thick. The round case is paired with a black color dial with cathedrale-shaped hands, and a arabic numerals hour markers and minute track, covered by a glass. Montblanc’s 1858 model 112637 water resistance is not available. This does not mean this watch is not water resistant. A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.

Material: Red Gold
Back: Display
Shape: Round
Diameter: 44mm
Height: 13.15mm
Lug Width: N/Amm
W/R: N/A

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The 1858 112637 movement is a powered by caliber MB M16.29 made by Montblanc. The 22-jewel hand-wound movement is 38.4mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 18000 semi-oscillations per hour or 2.5 Hz. This movement offers a 50-hour power reserve.

Type: Hand-Wound
Brand: Montblanc
Caliber: MB M16.29
Base: N/A
Display: Analog
Diameter: 38.4mm
Jewels: 22
Reserve: 50 hours
Frequency: 18000 bph
Time: Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds
Chronograph: Chronograph, Column wheel, Monopoussoir

The Price

How much does the Montblanc’s 1858 112637 cost? This watch was introduced in 2016 and has been in Montblanc’s collection for around . This watch is a limited edition with just 100 pieces released. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.


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  • Brand: Montblanc
  • Model: 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Limited Edition Red Gold
  • Reference Number: 112637
  • Limited: Yes, 100 units

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Red Gold
  • Glass:
  • Back: Display
  • Diameter: 44
  • Thickness: 13.15
  • Lug Width: N/A
  • Dial Color: Black
  • Indexes: Arabic Numerals and Cathedrale-shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: N/A meters


  • Winding: Hand-Wound
  • Brand: Montblanc
  • Caliber: MB M16.29
  • Display: Analog
  • Diameter: 38.4mm
  • Jewels: 22
  • Power Reserve: 50 hours
  • Frequency: 18000 bph
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds

About Montblanc

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Claus-Johannes Voss, Alfred Nehemias, and August Eberstein founded the company now known as Montblanc as a pen maker in Hamburg, Germany, in 1906. Today, as a member of the Richemont group, Montblanc produces a range of luxury goods under the leadership of CEO Jerome Lambert.

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