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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Revisiting MB&F: Meet Medusa, The Clock That Almost Didn’t Make Its Debut

 |  March 7th, 2019

With Baselworld around the corner, we wanted to take a few minutes to revisit some important MB&F products before the exciting new unveilings coming out. Yes, we know about the new watches already, but that is embargoed material so you just have to be patient.  However, at the recent SIHH, MB&F unveiled its 10th collaboration with Swiss clock maker L’Epee 1839. We haven’t yet had the chance to bring it into the limelight here so we hope you will welcome…

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SIHH 2019 In Review: From Watches To Exhibition Space, Events And More

 |  January 23rd, 2019

If you were in attendance at this year’s SIHH, then — as the saying goes — “if you know, you know.” For those who weren’t there, however, we take you behind the scenes for a look at what went on at the 29th annual SIHH and around Geneva from January 13-18, 2019 — the good, the bad and the ugly. SIHH 2019 in Review: Right off the bat, I have to say that this was one of the most successful…

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Storage Wars: SIHH 2019 Maybe (Not) The Most Disappointing Storage Units Ever

 |  January 21st, 2019

Could we be ending an era of creativity? If this year’s offering of USB keys—where brands store their most important information and images to disseminate to the press – is an example, the answer is yes. Since 2012, we have been taking a close look at the USB keys give out at Baselworld and SIHH.  Storage Wars is one of our most popular posts, and every time I visit a brand, as they hand me their USB key, they wonder…

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MB&F Legacy Machine No. 2 In Purple …. What’s Next?

 |  January 2nd, 2019

   MB&F LegacyMachine 2 in white gold with purple dial.MB&F With SIHH 2018 around the corner, we are wondering what we are going to see from our favorite independent brands. I mean, just a few weeks ago MB&F unveiled its $159,000 Legacy Machine No. 2 with a regal purple dial. Crafted in 18-karat white gold, the LM2 White Gold Purple watch is being created in  a limited edition of just 12 pieces. MB&F Legacy Machine 2 is created in a…

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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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