First launched in 2013 in red gold, white gold, and Platinum, the Legacy Machine No.2 timepiece series is completed today with an LM2 Titanium limited edition.
For the first 18 pieces of this very limited edition, the changes go beyond the grade 5 titanium; the most apparent feature is undoubtedly the striking, beautiful vivid blue-greenish dial, obtained thanks to the same chemical vapor deposition technique used for the very popular LM1 M.A.D. Dubai.
Look a bit further, and you’ll notice more modifications: the dual “flying” balance wheels are now secured by sleek, rounded bridges, polished to a mirror finish. Just like the polished bezel, which loses its previous brushed finish. Last but not least, turn the LM2 Titanium on its side, and you’ll see that the case is a full millimeter slimmer.
Inside the LM2 Titanium, the dual regulator movement conceived for MB&F by award-winning watchmakers Jean-François Mojon and Kari Voutilainen. Two fully independent balance wheels and escapements, each beating at its rate, and a planetary differential, which continuously averages out the two rates to drive the hours and minutes.
If you like owning the best, the new MB&F Legacy Machine No. 2 is the way to go. Sticker Price $138,000USD in Titanium, $156,000USD in 18k White Gold or 18K Rose Gold, and $190,000USD in Platinum. The choice is yours.
Legacy Machine N°2 Ti is a limited edition of 18 pieces in a titanium Ti-6Al-4V alloy case.
-A three-dimensional horological movement developed exclusively for MB&F by Jean-François Mojon at Chronode, and Kari Voutilainen
-Manual winding with the single mainspring barrel
-Power reserve: 45 hours
-Differential: Planetary differential comprising three gears and five pinions
-Balance wheels: Two bespoke 11mm balance wheels with four traditional regulating screws floating above the movement and dials
-Balance spring: traditional Breguet curve terminating with stud holder
-Balance frequency: 18,000bph/2.5Hz
-Number of components: 241
-Number of jewels: 44
Superlative hand finishing throughout respecting 19th-century style; polished internal bevel angles highlighting handcraft; polished bevels; Geneva waves; gold chatons with polished countersinks; hand-made engravings
-Hours and minutes
-Planetary differential transmits the average rate of the two regulators to the single gear train.
-Material: Titanium Ti-6Al-4V alloy (grade 5)
-Dimensions: 44 mm x 19 mm
-Number of components: 41
-Water resistance: 30 m / 90′ / 3 atm
High domed sapphire crystal on top and sapphire crystal on back with anti-reflective coating on both sides.
Strap & Buckle:
Black hand-stitched alligator strap with titanium tang buckle