Hands On With, And Honest Female Review Of, The MB&F Women’s Legacy Machine FlyingT Watch

 |  March 12th, 2019

Recently at the SIHH exhibition in Geneva, I got my first chance to go hands on with the newest watch from MB&F: Legacy Machine FlyingT for women.  Before I review this watch, let me offer a little background. To begin with, Maximilian Busser – founder of MB&F – and I have a long history. I met him a few decades ago when he was in the corporate watch world. I watched him flourish as he headed up Harry Winston –…

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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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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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First Look: Introducing The MB&F Legacy Machine Split Escapement (LM SE) Watch (prices)

 |  October 10th, 2017

Today, MB&F unveiled the newest Legacy Machine, the  Split Escapement (LM SE) watch.  We will be taking a much closer look at this watch this weekend, when we will have it on our wrists and we will bring you a video about it at that point in time. For now, we bring you a first look at the newest MB&F   LM SE. As with all of the MB&F Legacy Machine watches, the key technical element is the suspended balance…

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Aliens Invade $500,000 MB&F HM6 Alien Nation Watches

 |  May 31st, 2017

Those familiar with MB&F know how space-inspired the brand is. As such, it will come as no surprise that the newest creation, HM6 Alien Nation, is pretty out of this world. A series of four unique pieces were made – each with a case entirely crafted of sapphire, and each with cosmic glowing effects, and each retailing for $500,000. Stop drooling. They’re all sold. Want to get even more jealous? They all sold to one collector. What made these particular…

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Watch Review: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the MB&F HM7 Aquapod, Jellyfish

 |  March 21st, 2017

Officially unveiled at SIHH and making another important appearance at Baselworld 2017, the  MB&F HM7 Aquapod, lovingly nicknamed Jellyfish, warrants a closer look for several reasons — not the least o which is the fact that the brand slipped another “round” watch in front of us without anyone really even noticing.  Here we take a close-up look at the MB&F HM7 Aquapod Jellyfish. Max Busser and friends lovingly refer to the watch as jellyfish, although, doubtless Busser’s wife does not share…

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We Got Our Hands on the MB&F Horological Machine HM8 Can-Am (video)

 |  October 24th, 2016

Just when you thought they simply could not top themselves, they did. We are talking about MB&F, of course. This brand has been a powerhouse of innovation and high-tech performance time and again. Over the past decade, its three-dimensional timepieces have broken all the conventional rules and won hearts around the world. With many timepieces offering space-like appeal, the concept of cars was not far behind. The HM8 Can-Am, just recently introduced to the world, embodies the essence of the…

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