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Showing at Features New York 2021: MB&F Legacy Machine 101 | Features

Options New York, since its inception, has served as a summit for inventive minds throughout the watch business, attracting a number of the greatest watchmakers on this planet to participate in unforgettable occasions. This 12 months isn’t any totally different, and as a part of 2021’s assembly of the minds, Options is happy to be that includes MB&F amongst its roster of impartial watchmaking maisons.

Whereas MB&F has obtained a lot reward this 12 months for a lot of of its releases — amongst them the LMX, HM9 “Sapphire Imaginative and prescient”, and the HM10 Panda created for the Solely Watch public sale — its highlight at this 12 months’s Options New York occasion might be on a brand new execution of its Legacy Machine 101, up to date for 2021.

Dubbed “the quintessential mechanical watch” by the model, the LM101 was first launched in 2014, its said mission being to focus solely on the necessities of a timepiece. The unique LM101 not solely swiftly turned a success; it additionally helped set up the watchmaker as a inventive chief within the watch business.

In 2021, MB&F revisited the collection as soon as extra, evolving it for the fashionable day with new colours and case supplies, alongside an array of different updates. The bezel and engraving on the dial function deeper recesses, additional highlighting the time and energy reserve shows. Maybe most importantly, the true “star of the present,” MB&F’s signature “flying” stability wheel, is now up to date with a double hairspring.

Executed in three totally different types — together with an 18k white-gold possibility with a purple dial, an 18K rose-gold model with a deep blue dial, and a metal mannequin with a lighter blue dial — the up to date watches stay very true to the unique aesthetic of the LM101, with the updates additional accentuating the spirit of the collection. Every watch contains a 40-mm by 15.5-mm case with a extremely domed crystal and an off-center crown towards the underside proper place. Every is secured to the wrist with a spring-loaded double butterfly clasp, its materials matching that of the metallic used for the case.

Whereas partially seen by way of the placing dial, the unimaginable Caliber LM101, with its wonderful, nineteenth century-style hand-finishing, is on full show on the again facet. With polished bevels, Geneva waves, hand-made engravings, gold chatons with polished countersinks, and NAC black bridges and a frosted dial plate, it’s a sight to behold by way of and thru. Except for its spectacular elaborations, the motion’s further options embrace a bespoke 14-mm stability wheel with 4 conventional regulating screws floating above the motion, along with the aforementioned Straumann double stability spring, developed in partnership with H.Moser & Cie. The manually wound motion holds an influence reserve of 45 hours.

The MB&F Legacy Machine 101, together with many different of the model’s uncommon and restricted timepieces, might be on show at Options New York 2021, held at New York Metropolis’s Gotham Corridor from October 22-24. To see these coveted creations in individual, in addition to many different uncommon, luxurious timepieces, order your tickets now for Options New York 2021!