With MB&F you generally have to be arranged for the unforeseen. Its Horological Machine 6 (HM6) is a horological UFO (Unidentified Flying Object). For the most recent form, Alien Nation, the company has made four exceptional pieces, which absolutely live up to their uncommon name. For gatherers there uplifting news and terrible news, despite the fact that we’ll surrender it to you to conclude which will be which. The news is this; if you were at that point intending to spend a large portion of 1,000,000 USD on another MB&F watch, these four remarkable variants of the HM6 will not execute your reserve funds, nonetheless, every one of the four novel pieces have just been sold… to one collector!
What would you do in the event that you met an alien? The initial two arrangement of HM6, the Space Pirate and Sapphire Vision , were amazing manifestations resulting from Max Busser’s horological lab. The most current form must be much more extraordinary. This time, it is inhabited…. by aliens! Don’t trust us? Watch the video to see it yourself.
As you would have seen, there are six aliens, all displayed and hand-scuplted with extraordinary exactness by etcher Olivier Kuhn. Made of white gold, they are generally moving, going in a cutting edge case made solely of sapphire gem with a couple of evaluation 5 titanium components to support their spaceship. A genuine innovative accomplishment, the 12 sapphire squares that make the precious stone boat, required no less than 510 hours of machining and cleaning. This was even more hard to accomplish as the shapes are profoundly complex (and sapphire precious stone is very fragile.)
To travel in the endless dull of space, the 95-piece straightforward case houses the super radiant material AGT (an abbreviation for Ambient Glow Technology). AGT was first misused in watchmaking by planner James Thompson, otherwise known as Black Badger (it has been recently utilized by MB&F for its HMX black badger version .) Smaller surfaces on the development, for example, the turbine blades or lists on the dial are covered with Superluminova. The gaskets are delivered in hued AGT material.
As with the past variants of the HM6, the driving force of this spaceship is managed by a flying tourbillon that has a retractable, semi-round titanium shield enacted by the left crown. This programmed development is wound by a platinum, fight hatchet formed twisting rotor in an alternate tone for every rendition. The movement ticks at 18’000 vibrations each hour for a force hold of 72 hours. Its unique and modern design comprises just about 500 sections and was created with David Candaux. At the front, two circles turn vertically, showing the hours and minutes respectively.
At the back, cool twin turbines made of aluminum manage the winding framework. These demonstration like a lead representative; if the rotor pivots excessively fast, the turbines (eased back via air erosion) will moderate the rotor thusly, hence shielding the development from unreasonable pressure and wear.
The MB&F HM6 Alien Nation comes in four distinct tones: green, blue, turquoise and purple. It is worn on a dark croc lash with sewing coordinating these tones. It is gotten by a titanium collapsing buckle.
Crazy? You are correct, and we prefer it as such. In addition, this is in fact truly noteworthy in numerous regards: the complexity of the refined sapphire case, the careful hand-production of the aliens, the utilization of AGT and the creative development are largely basic pieces of the idea. As Max Busser puts it, ‘an innovative grown-up is a kid who survived’!
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Technical determinations of the MB&F Horological Machine N°6 Aline Nation
- Case: 51mm x 50mm x 22.7mm – sapphire – precious stone case with some supporting components in evaluation 5 titanium – 30m water resistant
- Movement: Three-dimensional horological motor grew solely for HM6 by MB&F with David Candaux – 72h force hold – 18,000 vibrations/h – 68 gems – Flying tourbillon with retractable semi-circular titanium shield – Hours and minutes on discrete semi-round aluminum indicators.
- Strap: Gray hand-sewed gator tie with lines coordinating the gasket’s tones. Specially crafted collapsing lock in titanium.
- 4 one of a kind pieces
- Price: $ 500,000 USD each