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More Toys for the Boys

MB&F knows who their customers are. They make ambitious mechanical watches that never fail to evoke wonder. They operate a gallery that highlights mechanical art from other fields. So, it would not be a stretch to predict how they would celebrate their first decade in the business.

Things to look forward to at Baselworld 2014

C3H5N309 Experiment ZR012 “Nitro” Watch Alright, the title should be singular – The solitary thing to look forward to (at least for me) at Baselworld this year. Revealed back in September, The Experiment ZR012 Nitro wristwatch is a collaboration between two of the most creative brands in horology – Urwerk and MB&F. They have come together to build a watch based on a movement created by a German engineer in 1957. The movement was notable for its eccentric rotary design and its also notable for its price tag – $182,000 USD. The timepiece will be limited to just 12 pieces…

MB&F Flying Panda Watch

This is MB&F’s contribution to this year’s Only Watch event – a collaboration with Chinese artist, Huang Hankang. Only watch is a charity auction that happens every two years to be benefit research into duchenne muscular dystrophy. Many well known haute horlogerie brands contribute one-offs to the auction. This year’s edition will take place in Monaco on the 22nd of September 2011. related links MB&F

HM3 Rebel

MB&F has launched a limited edition black version of the HM3. The watch is limited to 18 pieces only and is available exclusively in 13 cities around the world. related links MB&F: HM3 Rebel

Interview: Max Busser Creates for Pleasure

Max Busser of MB&F The HM1 Adnan Arif Editor You do not have to be a fan of horology to take an interest in Maximilian Busser because he embodies our secret desire to follow our dreams or at the very least, for creative freedom. Max is to the watch industry, what avant garde film-makers are to the business machine of Hollywood. He is the partner and the creative face of MB&F, a creative label for luxury timepieces that concentrates on building mechanical concoctions that are meant to demand attention. We recently spoke to him briefly about his brand and creative…

Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève 2010

The Winners For those who aren’t aware, The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève is a contest between high-end watch manufacturers at the Geneva Watch Festival. Below are this year’s winners: Grand Prize of “The Golden Hand”: Greubel Forsey – Double Tourbillon 30° Edition Historique Prize of the Watch lady: Van Cleef & Arpels – Le Pont des Amoureux Prize of the Watch Man: Laurent Ferrier – Roller Classic Tourbillon Double Spiral Prize of the watch design & concept watch: MB & F – Horological Machine No. 4 Thunderbolt Chopard – High Jewellery Owl Watch Jewellery Watch Prize: F.P.Journe – CHRONOMETRE…

The MB&F Thunderbolt

MB&F continues to get creative with the revelation of their new aviation inspired complex mechanical wristwatch called the Thunderbolt. Founder Maximilian Busser explains how personal this design was for him: