March 31, 2023

From JustLuxe content material associate iW Journal

MB&F is now widening the attain of its LM Cut up Escapement EVO, which debuted initially final yr as a restricted version for the UAE’s fiftieth anniversary.

MB&F’s new Legacy Machine Cut up Escapement EVO.

Launched throughout Geneva Watch Days, the brand new Legacy Machine Cut up Escapement EVO model provides two modifications to current fashions. One is the dial coloration, now a cool, icy gentle blue with gray subdials. The second change is that MB&F has rotated the whole mechanism clockwise by 30 levels, creating a brand new sense of asymmetry within the LM Cut up Escapement dial.

The watch’s new EVO designation means MB&F has devoted its sporty, bezel-free 44mm EVO case to accommodate the spectacular motion, which, as its identify implies, separates or ‘splits’ its escapement into two halves. Earlier LM Cut up Escapement fashions had been housed within the MB&F’s dressier 44mm gold or titanium case.

Designed by Northern Irish grasp watchmaker Stephen McDonnell, the motion options the world’s longest steadiness employees. Touring by way of the whole motion, the 12mm-long employees connects the big steadiness wheel (hovering over the dial) to the remaining components of the escapement – anchor and escape wheel – on the other facet of the motion.

The brand new mannequin shall be joined by a second, restricted version of the watch, accessible solely at a brand new MB&F LAB retailer to be opened in Beverly Hills with long-time MB&F retail associate Westime.

The MB&F Legacy Machine Cut up Escapement EVO, Beverly Hills Version.

That mannequin, restricted to 25 items, comes with a black base plate, metallic blue dial, and open counters. Will probably be the one MB&F LAB version launched this yr.

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MB&F is providing the Legacy Machine Cut up Escapement EVO in two variations:

Titanium model: Grade 5 titanium case with pastel blue baseplate and darkish gray dials.

Beverly Hills version: Restricted version of 25 items in grade 5 titanium case with black baseplate and blue dials. Worth for both mannequin: $80,000.