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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Top Watch Brands Unveil New Timepieces at WatchTime New York

 |  October 24th, 2017

Just last week, the third annual WatchTime New York (2017) show was held at the magnificent Gotham Hall in midtown Manhattan. With more than 30 brands exhibiting watches – many of which had not yet been seen in the United States market– the day-and-a-half show attracted more than 1,200 watch lovers and collectors. This significant show in America is geared for the public rather than the retail trade and has continually gained in stature and attendance. The event opened on…

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Top Six Sports Watches of 2017: Our Picks for GPHG 2017

 |  September 22nd, 2017

It’s not too far off: November 8th is when the 17th meeting of the Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie de Genève, GPHG, will take place. For those unaware, the GPHG is the organization and annual watchmaking award ceremony where different watches are recognized for various feats of horological wizardry. Think Academy Awards but for watches. Six watches across twelve categories have been preselected to compete for top honors.  Here we bring you a look at the six top Sports watches. Before…

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Wait, Is That an Octopus on Your Table? Meet the MB&F Octopod

 |  September 19th, 2017

One might say Max Busser of MB&F has become obsessed with the seas. A lover of all things space age, Busser is the genius behind some of the most incredible watches we have seen on the market to date — including pieces with aliens inside and spaceship-like designs. Now, however, MB&F has reached deeper depths.  You may recall a few months ago we brought you news of the all-new MB&F HM7 Aquapod watch, lovingly referred to as the Jellyfish, which made…

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Only Watch 2017 Part 2: Meet the Rest of the 49 Unique Watches Being Auctioned (Slide Show)

 |  July 13th, 2017

Earlier this week, we brought you news about OnlyWatch 2017, and showed half of the 49 (thus far) unique watches that are going up for auction in November for the seventh annual OnlyWatch event.   OnlyWatch is a charity auction with all proceeds going toward finding a cure for  t Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  As mentioned yesterday, these are all unique watches being donated by the brands for this event only. To heighten the attention, a  world tour of these watches begins in September…

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A Close Up Look at Only Watch 2017 Watches, Part 1 (Slide show)

 |  July 11th, 2017

This November, the seventh annual OnlyWatch auction will take place in Geneva on the 11th of the month. The event is one that pulls the finest watch brands in the world together for charity, as each participating brand (or company) donates a single one-off watch that goes up for charity auction. OnlyWatch is organized by Monaco Association against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and the auction is led by Christie’s auction house. This year for the first time, in addition to individual…

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