Video: Revisiting The MB&F Kelys & Chirp Turtle Automaton, Still Available For Sale

 |  October 16th, 2018

Earlier this year at the SIHH 2018, MB&F officially unveiled the Kelys & Chirp Turtle Automaton. Recently, in my travels, i came upon one of the creatures, which made me smile and remember the simple beauty of mechanics and nature. As such, we are revisiting this mechanical marvel today. Upon activation, the adorable turtle crawls along the desk (or other flat surface), while a singing bird appears on his back to accompany him. A co-creation between  Reuge and Nicolas Court…

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Did MB&F Go Too Far With Flow, The $182,000 Horological Machine No. 9? (price)

 |  September 24th, 2018

Today, MB&F unveils the Horological Machine No. 9, nicknamed Flow. Built in two limited edition titanium versions, the horological machine, like all of MB&F’s space age, three-dimensional works of art — does not disappoint. The big question, though, is did MB&F go a bit too far in the design of Flow? The answer is, of course, no. MB&F did not go too far at all. For those who know Max Busser as I do, you know that his dream in…

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Introducing The New $108,000 MB&F HM7 Aquapod Green/Titanium Watch, Inspired By JellyFish (Price)

 |  April 24th, 2018

Today, we are happy to introduce MB&F fans to the newest HM7 Aquapod watch — clad in green and looking mean. Indeed,  after the two launch editions last year– one in 18-karat 5N rose gold with a black bezel and the beloved titanium version with a blue bezel — MB&F now unveils a second titanium HM7 Aquapod with a green sapphire crystal  bezel — at a price of $108,000. Turning to water — or more specifically — jellyfish for inspiration,…

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Storage Wars: The Best USB Keys From Baselworld 2018, And Why We Love Them

 |  April 2nd, 2018

As mentioned when we reviewed the best  and worst USB keys of SIHH 2018 earlier this year, we are in our sixth year of reviewing the storage devices that watch brands use to pass their precious information and images on to journalists and bloggers. This much-loved story has sparked a lot of attention over the years, and we have had some amazing response even from brands, who sometimes hand me the USB stick with great anticipation to see my reaction.…

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Storage Wars: The Best (And Worst) USB Keys From SIHH 2018

 |  January 23rd, 2018

We are into our sixth year of our much-loved Storage Wars coverage. Each year since 2012, we have taken a close look at the USB keys that we receive at the shows — mentioning the stand-out sticks that carry a powerful punch. Each USB key holds all of the important press releases and images released by a brand at the show. Some of those keys are — sometimes — even as creative as the watches that appear when the stick…

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Video Interview: Fireside Chat with MB&F’s Charris Yadigaroglou

 |  January 10th, 2018

Not too long ago, we had the opportunity to talk at length with MB&F’s Charris Yadigaroglou about the brand’s exceptional, highly technical Legacy Machine Split Escapement watch. The LM SE is one of the more challenging timepieces to build because the escapement is actually split. Of course, for a brand like MB&F, challenge is an opportunity. We invite you to learn more about how MB&F overcame the obstacles to produce this $79,000 feat of matchmaking.

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Only Watch 2017 Sets Record for Charity Auction: $10+ Million

 |  November 11th, 2017

One of the most anticipated watch and charity events every other year is the Only Watch auction, which took place yesterday in Geneva. There,  49 unique watches went up for auction by Christie’s, with benefits going to muscular dystrophy.  This year, the auction totaled  10.776 million Swiss Francs. There were a host of stand-outs in the bidding for these one-of-a-kind watches made especially for the event. Among them:  Lot 12, Patek Phillipe’s Ref. 5208T Titanium watch sold for a hammer price…

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