Tuesday, April 25, 2017

MB&F Legacy Machine N°1 - Final Edition

Tempus Fugit!  And here's the proof, it's been six years since the first iteration of the Legacy Machine  N°1.  And now it's the final edition.

Courtesy of MB&F

Here are the pertinents, straight from MB&F -

Courtesy of MB&F

Legacy Machine No.1 is available in 18k red gold, 18k white gold, a limited edition of 33 pieces in platinum, a limited edition of 13 pieces for the M.A.D.Gallery Dubai in titanium and the final edition limited to 18 pieces in stainless steel. The LM1 was also the base for two Performance Art editions with artists Xia Hang and Alain Silberstein.

Three-dimensional horological movement developed exclusively for MB&F by Chronode with bridge design and finishing specified by Kari Voutilainen
Manual winding with single mainspring barrel
Power reserve: 45 hours
Balance wheel: bespoke 14mm balance wheel with four traditional regulating screws floating above the movement and dials
Balance spring: traditional Breguet curve terminating in mobile stud holder
Balance frequency: 2.5 Hz / 18,000 bph
Number of components: 279
Number of jewels: 23
Superlative hand finishing throughout respecting 19th century style; polished internal bevel angles highlighting handcraft; polished bevels; Geneva waves; gold chatons with polished countersinks; hand-made engravings

Hours and minutes; completely independent dual time zones displayed on two dials; unique vertical power reserve
Left crown at 8 o'clock for setting time of left dial; right crown at 4 o'clock for setting time of right dial and winding

18k red gold or white gold, platinum 950, grade 5 titanium or stainless steel.
Dimensions: 44mm diameter x 16mm height
Number of components: 65

Sapphire crystals
High domed sapphire crystal on top and sapphire crystal on back with anti-reflective coating on both sides

Strap and buckle
Black or brown hand-stitched alligator strap with 18k gold, platinum, titanium or stainless steel buckle matching the case.

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