The Basics

The Montblanc 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter reference 116243 is a limited edition of 100 pieces introduced in 2016 in anticipation of SIHH 2017. It features a bronze case with a bronze-colored titanium case back, and a champagne dial.

Brand: Montblanc
Family: 1858
Reference: 116243
Name: 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Bronze
Produced: 2016
Limited: Yes, 100 units

Below is a detailed look at Montblanc’s model 116243 from 1858 watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

Montblanc 1858 116243

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The Details

Montblanc’s 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Bronze (116243) 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 titanium, bronze case measures 44mm in diameter and roughly 13.15mm thick. The round case is paired with a champagne color dial with cathedrale-shaped hands, and a arabic numerals hour markers and minute track, covered by a glass. Montblanc’s 1858 model 116243 is water resistant up to 30 meters (98 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.

Material: Titanium, Bronze
Back: Display
Shape: Round
Diameter: 44mm
Height: 13.15mm
Lug Width: N/Amm
W/R: 30

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The 1858 116243 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 116243 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 Bronze
  • Reference Number: 116243
  • Limited: Yes, 100 units

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Titanium, Bronze
  • Glass:
  • Back: Display
  • Diameter: 44
  • Thickness: 13.15
  • Lug Width: N/A
  • Dial Color: Champagne
  • Indexes: Arabic Numerals and Cathedrale-shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: 30 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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