Montblanc, famous for its exclusive fountain pens, is to launch another collection of steel watches. A seven-strong selection will be joining the existing MeisterstÃ¼ck range in the autumn. Designed in-house, the models will include automatic and quartz versions in a selection of sizes. The idiosyncratic design features of the writing instruments range – including the Montblanc white star motif – will also make an appearance in the design of the new range of watches.
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