Introducing The $167,000 MB&F Legacy Machine Perpetual Yellow Gold

MB&F Legacy Machine Perpetual Yellow Gold

  It was five years ago in 2015 that independent watch brand MB&F introduced the Legacy Machine Perpetual  — reinventing the perpetual calendar system and wowing watch collectors globally. In fact, it won the GPHG Best Calendar award in 2016. Since then, the watch has been created in 18-karat 5N rose gold, platinum, 18-karat white…

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Hands On: MB&F Legacy Machine Thunderdome With Three World Firsts

MB&F Legacy Machine Thunderdome

A couple of months ago, I had the opportunity to go hands on with a totally embargoed MB&F watch: the Legacy Machine Thunderdome. It was hard to keep my excitement about this watch in check, but now, I am finally able to bring a hands-on review of this watch to the forefront.  Let me start by saying…

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MB&F Releases Horological Machine No. 9 ‘Flow’ Red Gold

MB&F HM9 Flow Red Gold Road Edition

  Horological Machine N°9, also lovingly known as  ‘Flow’, is a uniquely shaped timepiece inspired by the dynamic allure of mid-20th-century aerodynamic and automotive designs. The first HM9 Flow watches were unveiled to the world in two 33-piece titanium editions (Air and Road) just about one year ago. You can read full details here. Now, the…

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Introducing A World’s First: The Urwerk UR-100 SpaceTime Watch

Urwerk UR-100 SpaceTime watch

  Astronomers, scientists, and studiers of time – this is the watch for you. It is also the stuff watch collectors’ dreams are made of: a three-dimensional work of art, horology and science in an incredibly limited edition from one of the strongest small independent brands on the market. I mean, does it get any…

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Hands On With The Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel

Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel

Back in January when the SIHH took place, the Jaeger-LeCoutlre Master Grande Gyrotourbillon Westminster Perpetuel watch was top on everybody’s list of best watches from the show. Critics weren’t wrong. They  were, however, early. Showing off this watch at its launch is great, however the complex timepiece is only just starting to make its way to…

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Baselworld 2019: A Closer Look At The Hautlence HL Sphere 01

Hautlence HL Sphere 01 as seen at Baselworld 2019

Much of the value and pedigree of a watch manufacture is derived from how long the manufacture has been in existence. There has, however, over the last couple of decades, been a bucking of that trend as newer manufactures have entered the market place with fresh takes and technological accomplishments that rival those of any…

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