Sweden is home to the very exquisite watch making giants. The timepieces that constantly flood the broad market of accessories speak of comfort, creativity and luxury. Not only the biggest brands possess the legacy of the industry, but also some independent manufacturers have their honour in displaying astonishing watches for every customer. One of such remarkable timepiece creators is MB and F watches, with their exceptionally styled offers of wearables.
Every model is an inspiration from somewhere. Looks like the creators tell their own experiences in the way of custom design watches. And it is known since the earliest days that time is the best storyteller.
MB and F Watches: The Bulldog
Horological machine number 10 of MB and F watches is not excluded from the list of Inspirations of the author. When Mr Buser was traveling in Japan he had the idea to create a unique watch that could describe his favorite pet which is a bulldog. It even has the letter engravement of bulldog on the downside of the case. The brand needed a watch like this to state again the loyalty of theirs to the path they have chosen.
Everything found on the watch reminds of the animal. Someone might think his jaws are aggressive, others might think his eyes are friendly. But the expression of the dog changes from time to time as if is interrelated to its state of the charge. You can see the shiny teeth through the mouth of your loyal pet, when it is full of life, that is to say- is fully wound.
When it is time to wind the wrist watch again, you will notice that his mouth is slowly closing eventually hiding the active expression. The active state of the timepiece lasts about 45 hours. You can see that the watch is quite an energy-saving accessoire. The mainspring torque targets the balance.
Maximilian Büsser and Friends watches: Tribute to the Pet
To be the exact timepiece that works through manually wound mechanism took too long before Maximilian Büsser and Friends could store it under the crystal sapphire. There is even the reference to their Legacy Machine collection, which is one of their top categories of luxury watches. It is a feature noticed on the suspended balance. The latter lies under the crystal dome.
When it comes to the wide open mouth of the bulldog, three imitation was first presented in 2014. The cover of the dial which is the dome itself He’s a very thin detail that was inspired from HM3 model. It was actually a frog model, that experienced alterations and the was on display in 2014 as HM6. As you can conclude, the Bulldog is a mixture of several designs from MB and F watches.
The brand has not forgotten to include some characteristics of HM5 and HMX pieces. What this incredible creation differs from other watches is its ratio of strength to weight. This became possible because of the aluminium and paper thin details of high-quality, as well as improving the performance of the watch drastically.
Features of the Luxurious “Loyal Dog”
HM 10 or the Bulldog model is eye-catching with its color schemes. The available materials for the case are titanium and 18 karat rose gold, that are found in many lavish wrist watches from different world-known chronograph manufacturers. Dimensions of three sides are 54 millimeter x 45mm x 24mm – a smaller size than that of the DeWitt Academia hydrant watch.
Another incredible feature is the water resistance of bulldog HM10 – you can wear it on your wrist up to 160 feet under the water. Here the engine provides in-house movement, while the four screws hold the balance wheel that floats under the sapphire crystal. MB and F welcome Super LumiNova markers, that stand behind the attractive pigments on HM10’s minute and hour hands. The power reserve of nearly two days and the frequency of 2.5Hz, add fine performance to the appealing design.
The watch wouldn’t be complete without it 34 jewels that are found in total of 301 components. Even though the power reserve is just visible to the wearer, it is still a great piece to amaze crowds with. Finally there is a special quote tattooed on the timepiece by MB and F watches, that advices “Forget the dog, Beware of the owner”. Sounds classy, doesn’t it?