On 15 November we held the 12th edition of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve, watches class has a dedicated ‘in-depth article on the award GPHG 2012. During the prestigious event, all participants a single clock, however, was able to win – not one but two awards: he is MB & F Legacy Machine No. 1 LM1 which won both the Prize for the Best Men’s Watch, is the prize of the public.
GPHG 2012: MB & F Legacy Machine # 1 wins 2 awards – Maximilian Busser.
Legacy Machine is a collection of watches MB & F introduced at the end of last year to pay homage to the ancient and rich traditions of watchmaking born between the 18th and the 19th century.
Having invented and introduced to the market since 2006 “Horological Machine”, timepieces that combine mechanical and art in a unique concept, Maximilian Busser and “Friends” have stopped to think that appearances could never have their kinetic concept if it was shown in a bygone age.
The first result was precisely “the sample GPHG 2012 “Legacy Machine No.1, watch where the inspirations of Ufo Robot – Grendizer (Grendizer) and Star Wars have given way to the fantasies of Jules Verne and the then futuristic Eiffel Tower.
The design of the latter is evidently taken in the form of suspended bridge that holds the bar – which is unusually LM1 suspended before on the dial. The jury of GPHG did not hesitate to elect the winner of the prize given to the best men’s timepiece.
The great satisfaction for MB & F, a small brand that each new his project watchmaking public the long “buddy” who has contributed touched but the stars as the GPHG 2012 awarded Legacy Machine # 1 also the Audience Award, assigned with preferences is collected through the internet and during the course of the Grand Prix, among an audience of 70 watches previously selected.
At this moment, both the winners of the 2012 GPHG both losers are already behind or complete choose “who” will represent them in the next edition.