First launched in 18k red or white gold, and then in two limited ‘Frost’ editions with frosted finishing, the MB&F Legacy Machine 101 is now also available in a limited edition of 33 pieces in platinum 950 featuring a distinctive blue face.
Equipped with the very first movement developed entirely in-house by MB&F, the Legacy Machine 101 embodies and accentuates the very essence of what is essential in a wristwatch: the balance wheel, which is responsible for regulating precision; how much power remains in the mainspring, which indicates when it needs to be next wound; and of course, the time.
Legacy Machine 101 Platinum
Three-dimensional horological movement developed in-house by MB&F
Movement aesthetics and finish specifications: Kari Voutilainen
Manual winding with single mainspring barrel
Power reserve: 45 hours
Balance wheel: Bespoke 14mm balance wheel with four traditional regulating screws floating above the movement and dials
Balance spring: traditional Breguet curve terminating in mobile stud holder
Balance frequency: 18,000bph/2.5Hz
Number of components: 229 components
Number of jewels: 23
Chatons: gold chatons with polished countersinks
Fine finishing: superlative hand finishing throughout respecting 19th century style; internal bevel angles highlighting hand craft; polished bevels; Geneva waves; hand-made engravings
Hours, minutes and power reserve indicator.
Large suspended balance wheel over dial
Limited edition of 33 pieces in platinum 950
Dimensions: 40mm wide x 16mm high
Number of components: 35
High domed sapphire crystal on top and box sapphire crystal on back, both with anti-reflective coating on both sides.
Strap & Buckle
Black or brown hand-stitched alligator strap with gold or platinum tang buckle to match case.
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