Montblanc won third place in the “Montre de l’année 2009” watch award for the “Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher Chronograph Automatic.” The prize was presented to Lutz Bethge, CEO Montblanc International GmbH, on the evening of October 28, 2009 at the awards ceremony in Geneva.
The prestigious award “Montre de l’année” was presented for the 16th year in succession. A jury of experts, comprising specialists from the watch industry, compiled a shortlist and selected the best watches of the year. This year, the “Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher Chronograph Automatic” by Montblanc earned a place on the winners’ rostrum by being chosen as one of the three best watches of 2009.
The production of the company’s first Montblanc calibre movement and exceptional degree of manual craftsmanship saw Montblanc rising to join the exclusive circle of outstanding watchmakers. With a range of innovative features and fine details, this magnificent watch leaves nothing to be desired. The outstanding design and craftsmanship have been rewarded with third place in the prestigious “Montre de l’année 2009.”