Discreet by day, some watches like nothing better than to light up the night. We train the spotlight on lume and some of its newest applications in watchmaking.
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What is the secret of the balance in the Legacy Machine Split Escapement? How does it oscillate when there is nothing to give it impulse? Beneath the domed dial crystal, all is revealed…
Eight jointed limbs, a transparent head that pivots like a marine chronometer, a mechanical brain floating inside a sapphire bubble… Introducing the Octopod, the latest creation from MB&F and L’Epée 1839.
The seventh edition of this biennial sale of unique watches will take place in Geneva on November 11th to raise funds for research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy. This four-part series takes a look at some of the watches under the auctioneer's hammer.
Horological Machine N°6 Alien Nation by MB&F looks for all the world like a sapphire-clad intergalactic vessel. Steered by a silvery-skinned alien captain and his crew, this remarkable machine glows at night, beaming colour to the furthest reaches of space. Four unique pieces are out there.
We fell for their design, their movement, their evocative history or originality. Discover the watches from this year's Baselworld that captured the heart of HH Journal's editorial team.
From the infinitely vast to the infinitely small, the mysteries of the cosmos continue to fascinate watchmakers. Enjoy this one-way voyage into space and time, courtesy of Louis Moinet, Graham and MB&F.