What all MB&F fans also know is the brand’s firm belief that the baseline of a creative adult is a child who survived. MB&F clearly celebrates exploration and unlimited expression of creativity in the world of horology. It freely mingles different worlds and inspirations, coming out with stellar pieces that enhance what the world of watchmaking has to offer!
Legacy Machine FlyingT – Reminiscent time
MB&F founder Maximilian Büsser has infused awe and wonder of the world we are in and the world beyond, in truly incredible creations. When one thinks of MB&F, one can expect the unexpected. What one can definitely look out for is innovation and radical conceptualization of how time is represented.
These are exceptional pieces also because they are a synergy of energy from creative people. After all, MB&F stands for Maximilian Büsser & Friends, thus connoting the fact that each collaboration born out of shared passion leads to something truly amazing.
What inspires Max to create crazy machines? A few months back, in a leisurely chat, we had asked this question to the man himself.
“When I created MB&F I was angry against the system. Years later there was much less anger, but much more happiness and I wanted to create much more. I’ve been wondering what’s the fuel. The fuel is no more anger. I realize that creation, creativity and innovation, are like drugs- you need to increase the dosage over time otherwise you don’t feel anything! So, now, instead of creating just one machine a year I need to create more…as well as do the other co-creations with more artists! For the moment it is crazily great! Most people want certainty. They want to know what they will be doing in five or ten years. I love the fact that I have no clue what I am going to be doing in five or ten years,” he said.
As we look at one of the latest creations of the brand, we can view the innovative spirit of the brand in retrospect, and appreciate the inventive spirt that runs through this creation as well. We are constantly amazed at what MB&F comes up with, but it was high time to turn their attention to women who appreciate mechanical machines on their wrists. And, in what we see as a delightful addition to their current offerings, the brand has done it again- surprised collectors and connoisseurs with the Legacy Machine FlyingT, the very first piece dedicated to women.
A feminine wrist-machine
Before we talk about this beautiful timepiece, it does warrant a look at the source of inspiration for its creation. Maximilian Büsser looked at the women in is life- his mother, his wife and his two daughters, and tried to look at this process of creation through their eyes. Ultimately, it all boiled down to a surprising mix of energy on one hand, and elegance on the other. Of course, being MB&F, the aspect of the time machine, that is the sculpture on the wrist, just had to be retained!
Let us dive right inside the high-domed sapphire crystal…Well, towering above a central pillar symbolising energy, a 60-second flying tourbillon, gives the piece its name. At 7 o’clock and at 50 degrees, a delicate sub-dial with serpentine hands offers an intimate indication of the time only to the wearer. Underneath the slender 18K white gold case, one can look at the energy source of the 280-component automatic movement- a winding rotor in the shape of a sun, offering a generous 100 hours of power reserve.
The LM FlyingT launches in three 18K white gold versions: a Diamond-set case with black lacquer dial plate, a fully diamond-set case and dial plate and a baguette diamond-set case and dial plate.
Whimsical and yet creative to the core, this astounding brand has won many people over! With MB&F, all you want to keep asking is “What’s Next?”!
HOT Verdict: A breath-taking watch that is sure to make a mark on the legacy of watchmaking!