MB&F, A Pink Gold Wristwatch, "LMI Xia Hang", Ref No.52RZ1560, with guarantee and box

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MB&F. A Rare limited Edition Red Gold dual time Wristwatch with 3D movement and Vertical Power Reserve

Sold for HK$ 525,625 (US$ 67,092) inc. premium
MB&F. A Rare limited Edition Red Gold dual time Wristwatch with 3D movement and Vertical Power Reserve
Model/Reference: Legacy Machine No 1, LM1 Xia Hang
Case No: 52R21560
Year: Circa 2014
Calibre: Manual, signed by MB&F, Jean-Francois Mojon and Kari Voutilainen
Dial: Dual dial, flying balance wheel, Xia Hang's "comma man" as miniature power reserve indicator in aluminum, signed
Case: 44mm, 18k red gold, display back, signed
Strap/Bracelet: Endangered species, 18k pink gold MB&F buckle
Accompaniments: MB&F box, warranty and 2 Xia Hang's "comma man" mini sculptures

Footnotes

  • MB&F,「Legacy Machine No 1」藝術家夏航版,罕有限量版玫瑰金兩地時間腕表,配三維立體機芯及垂直動力儲存,約2014年。附錶盒,證書及一對夏航「逗號人」微型雕像。

    Special thanks to MB&F for the generous after sale offer - a complimentary watch service for the successful buyer of this watch within six months after purchase, including shipping fee of the watch to the MB&F atelier in Switzerland from any MB&F retailers. A one year warranty will also be provided.


    Maximilian Büsser and Friends (MB&F) was formed in 2005, after Maximilian Büsser concluded a successful and transformative seven years as Managing Director of Harry Winston Rare Timepieces, developing the highly acclaimed Opus series. Espousing the entrepreneurial spirit, Büsser sought to harness the most creative minds in the independent horological profession to produce uniquely, artistic timepieces.

    The present watch, the MB&F LM1 Xia Hang, represents a creative collaboration between MB&F and the Chinese artist Xia Hang featured at the M.A.D. Gallery, an international gallery dedicated to Mechanical Art Devices. The original LM1 debuted in 2012 and was designed by two renowned independent watchmakers, Jean-François Mojon and Kari Voutilainen. The LM1 incorporates 19th century pocket watch features in a wonderfully, three-dimensional movement, such as a suspended oscillating balance wheel, dual time indicators that can be set independently and a vertical power reserve indication.

    The current lot, the MB&F Xia Hang was produced in a limited series of 12 pieces each, in red and white gold. The superb design of the present watch in red gold, showcases a special power reserve indication; a miniaturised, aluminium alien-like figure designed by highly-acclaimed Chinese sculptor Xia Hang. Nicknamed "Comma Man" by the artist, the little figure stands upright when the watch is fully wound and slowly slumps over as the power diminishes. Playfulness is an attribute valued and shared by both Maximilian Büsser and Xia Hang in all their creations, both horological and artistic. It is a pleasure for the wearer to behold the contemporary twist on traditional watchmaking embodied by the MB&F Xia Hang wristwatch.

    Maximilian Büsser and Friends (MB&F) 是2005年 Maximilian Büsser於Harry Winston Rare Timepieces擔任董事總經理七年並推出大獲好評的Opus系列後自立門戶之作。Büsser 推崇大膽創新的精神,雲集獨立製錶業內最具創意的專才,製作獨特與藝術性兼備的時計。

    此枚「MB&F LM1夏航」是MB&F與中國藝術家夏航於國際機械藝術裝置的M.A.D. 藝廊的合作。LM1型號由兩大著名獨立製錶人Jean-François Mojon 及 Kari Voutilainen 於2012年聯手設計,結合19世紀袋錶的特徴及3D立體機芯,包括懸浮平衡擺輪、獨立調校兩地時間及垂直動力儲存顯示等。

    此枚「MB&F 夏航」為紅白金版全球限量十二枚,著名中國雕塑家夏航設計了一個人型動力儲存顯示,腕錶動力充沛時「逗點人」昂首挺正,然後隨著動力消耗而漸漸累倒,正符合Maximilian Büsser及夏航兩人無論在製錶上及藝術上都極力追求的「好玩」旨趣 。MB&F 夏航體現傳統製錶的當代變奏,帶給配戴者莫大鑑賞享受。

    MB&F更提供周全的售後服務,六個月內一次免費檢查維修(包括由MB&F零售商至瑞士工場的運費)及一年保養。
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MB&F, A Pink Gold Wristwatch, "LMI Xia Hang", Ref No.52RZ1560, with guarantee and box
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