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Viewfinder: MB&F L’Epée 1839 Starfleet/Machine

One of the most innovative figures in the world of watchmaking is Maximilian Büsser, a former executive at Jaeger-LeCoutre. His collaboration with Swiss watchmakers L'Epee, the Starfleet/Machine, is a space-age monument to horology.

Ticking Off the Latest in Watch News

This Week in Watches: July 29, 2014

This Week in Watches: An affordable Kiwi travel watch, a Wright brothers Bremont, Moscow's time zone change and more.

We Tick Off the Latest in Watch News

This Week in Watches: May 13, 2014

This week in watches: Tsovet's line of automatics, Mayan timekeeping, Richard Mille in White, German blasphemy and much more.

Up or Down, it's high art

Face Value: MB&F LM1 Xia Hang

The LM1 Xia Hang, which gains its surname from Xia Hang, a Chinese artist known for his “comma men”, is a high-art version of an already high-art watch: the MB&F LM1, a beautiful timepiece that takes classic pocket watch characteristics and adds 21st century -- hell, even 22nd century -- twists.

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This is not your grandfather's clock

Miki Eleta Hippocampus

Miki Eleta debuted his latest masterpiece, the Hippocampus, at MB&F's M.A.D. Gallery in Geneva, Switzerland. To call the Hippocampus a mere clock, however, is to miss the forest for the trees. Yes, it tells time -- quite accurately, thanks to Miki's eponymous escapement -- but its raison d'être is to inspire the soul through both sight and sound.

Departures are bittersweet

MB&F HM2-SV Final Editions

You may remember that earlier this year we found ourselves quite fixated with the fantastic(al) timepieces of MB&F. Specifically, the MB&F HM3 Frog. As a final send off, MB&F has created two special (if special does them descriptive justice) editions

The Fixation | MB&F HM3 Frog

It's amazing what "relentless pursuit" can achieve. In the case of MB&F, the Horological Machine N°3 Frog or HM3 Frog. MB&F (Maximilian Büsser & Friends) is a consortium of timepiece artisans and professionals with an ingeniously simple yet incomprehensibly difficult mission: