History of Montblanc
The Montblanc company gained international acclaim making writing instruments in Hamburg, Germany. The company was founded in 1906 and started making timepieces in 1997. In just over 20 years, the watchmaking division now counts a number of important collections, including the Star Legacy, the TimeWalker, the 1858, and the Heritage Spirit. The company is owned by the Compagnie Financière Richemont S.A.
DID YOU KNOW?
Five interesting facts about Montblanc:
The brand’s 4810 Collection is named after the height (in meters) of the Mont-Blanc mountain.
Montblanc also offers a smart watch called the Summit.
In 2006, the Richemont Group purchased the legendary movement manufacture Minerva (that had been making exceptional watch movements since 1858) and put it to the service of Montblanc’s exceptional pieces.
Montblanc creates special collections to help UNICEF.
Famous people spotted wearing Montblanc include Hugh Jackman, Brie Larson, Steve Coogan, Chris Hemsworth, Channing Tatum, Rami Malek, Jason Cohen and Chiwetel Ejiofor among others.
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