Based in 2005, MB&F is the world’s first-ever horological idea laboratory. With virtually 20 calibers forming the bottom of the critically acclaimed Horological and Legacy Machines, MB&F is constant to comply with Founder and Artistic Director Maximilian Büsser’s imaginative and prescient of making 3-D kinetic artwork by deconstructing conventional watchmaking.
And calling all MB&F fanatics, the model has is marking its tenth anniversary by auctioning one of many preliminary Legacy Machine No.1 (LM1) prototypes. A real one-of-a-kind timepiece, it celebrates the debut LM1 sequence, which was first showcased in 2011. The top of the sequence was introduced in 2017 with a Ultimate Version of 18 items, giving the MB&F workforce the time to look into other creative horological avenues.
As anticipated, all of the LM1 editions have been bought, and so, the one option to commemorate this milestone was to public sale off one of many unique prototypes. A particular piece certainly, it’s woven into the heritage of the model and can be a uncommon prevalence as MB&F hardly ever produces Pièces Uniques, making those that exist extremely sought-after items.
The LM1 “Longhorn” follows on from the HM4 Thunderbolt prototype (it was bought to an avid collector in a non-public sale), and to make this second prototype sale fairer for all of these MB&F devotees, its founder Maximilian Büsser has introduced that it’ll be auctioned on the 7 November in Geneva by Phillips in Affiliation with Bacs & Russo. And even higher, a big portion of the proceeds can be donated to the Save The Rhino Worldwide charity. You should definitely put the date in your diary in your probability to amass a totally distinctive, heritage timepiece.
The LM1 Longhorn Pièce Distinctive can be auctioned by Phillips in Affiliation with Bacs & Russo on Sunday 7 November, the day after the Solely Watch public sale, the place MB&F will even be presenting one other one-of-a-kind piece, the HM10 Panda.
For extra info on Save The Rhino Worldwide www.savetherhino.org.