The Legacy Machine 1 watch from MB&F

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by SJX, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. SJX

    SJX Senior member

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    MB&F, an independent watchmaker known for its extreme designs, just unveiled the Legacy Machine 1, a steampunk-ish timepiece. Unlike its previous "Horological Machines", the LM1 has a conventional round case and puts a lot of emphasis on traditional movement design and finishing. The retail is about USD90,000.

    More photos can be seen on my blog.

    - SJX

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  2. BrianVarick

    BrianVarick Senior member

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    I think I read an piece about them in Forbes life. It was on small watch manufacturers. I don't like their stuff at all, but i guess they aren't going for the mainstream.
     
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    Wess Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't ever wear them (not that I could afford it....), but I do love what they are doing. All those new watch companies that pretend they have history are pathetic, these guys actually bring something new. The HM4 looks kind of weird on a wrist, but the thing itself is a beautiful piece of art.
     
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    The large visible escapement is definitely very cool looking. I haven't seen the watch IRL, but the finishing as per the pictures looks pretty damn good.
     
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    My shaky amateur video shows the exposed balance and domed crystal quite well.


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    looks tame for an mb&f..
     

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