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MBF The Legacy Machine No.1

Marina Milojević | 10.05.11 | 12:37 PM

MB&F - Max Büsser & Friends – just launched a new horological machine. The Legacy Machine N°1 utterly futuristic and yet evidently classic, rooted in and inspired by the golden era of watchmaking.

The newest creation is a tribute to all great watchmakers and ingenious innovators of traditional watchmaking. It was born out of imagination when Maximilian Büsser asked himself what would have happened if he had been born a century earlier, in 1867. He wondered what would his 1911 horological machine look like, and came up with this authentic three-dimensional creation. The Legacy Machine N°1 is available in two variations, crafted in 18k red gold or 18k white gold. Its elegant annular case boasts impressive proportions, it is 44mm wide and 16mm high, composed of no less than 65 individual components. The case is topped withhigh domed sapphire crystal which looks like a crystal clear bubble. Underneath the crystal, the watch reveals two completely independent dual time zones displayed on two separate dials. There is also a unique vertical power reserve indicator along with hours and minutes.

MB&F Legacy Machine N°1

Visible through the case-back beats unique three-dimensional horological movement developed by Chronode and created by Jean-François Mojon and Kari Voutilainen. The movement is composed of 279 individual components, built on 23 jewels, and it allows for 45 hours of power reserve. It is generously decorated in the spirit of 19th century finishing techniques, adorned with Côtes de Genève and hand-made engravings featuring insignia of the brand and watchmakers’ signatures.

MB&F Legacy Machine N°1, profileMB&F Legacy Machine N°1, back

The watch is completed with black or brown hand-stitched alligator strap with gold tang buckle. This piece will retail at $92,000. Don't miss the chance to learn more:

 

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