Tag: MB&F

2017’s Most Surprising High-End Watches

The end of 2017 is upon us and with it comes a time for reflection. I asked myself the question: “Looking back at the year, which high-end watches surprised me the most?” Surprising watches are those that stand out from a design or technical perspective. This isn’t about value-propositions or novelty, but rather something compelling … Continued

Hublot Big Bang Meca 10

A Christmas Gift Guide For Independent Watchmaking

Skillful, inventive, daring – there are many reasons why independent watchmaking has been on the rise over the past twenty years. Indies practice craftsmanship and horological innovation guided by passion, unique perspectives and uncommon philosophies. Their creations are exclusive, personal and crafted to a level of quality that you simply cannot get in mass production. … Continued

MB&F Legacy Machine Split Escapement

How Design Has Influenced Iconic Watches

Every rookie watch enthusiast eventually learns that it rare to find a watch that combines exquisite design with solid watchmaking – that is a feat that renders a timepiece truly worthy of one’s consideration. Today we shall look at five watches that have been painstakingly designed and endlessly refined to work both as solid examples … Continued

Junghans max bill Edition 2017 set

Explaining The MB&F Legacy Machine Split Escapement

When Max Busser originally founded his eponymous brand MB&F, he made it clear that the brand was not just producing conventional watches. Rather, MB&F was all about “horological machines,” wearable mechanical art. This philosophy of making attractive, intriguing, yet still useful wearables has persisted throughout the evolution and development of the brand. Most watch enthusiasts … Continued

MB&F legacy machine split escapement yellow gold dial

How To Understand Independent Watchmaking

“Independent watchmaking” can be confusing to people not well versed in the ways of modern watch collecting. Independent watch brands aren’t merely those without corporate parents like luxury conglomerates Richemont or Swatch Group. They are also usually smaller, boutique brands at the forefront of creativity and craftsmanship in the high-end watch space. Watches from independent … Continued

MB&F HM3 MegaWind red gold
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