Introducing: The MB&F & L'Epée 1839 Grant
Essentially MB&F’s interpretation of a Newton’s support or one of those head-bouncing drinking birds, the brand’s most recent joint effort with L’Epée 1839 is a hybrid of a tank and a transformer. Named Grant, with three practical, tank-style tracks and a huge clock face shaping a shield on its back, this work area borne robot can sit upstanding, hunch, or lay level, permitting a particular direction of not just the genuine clock show (once more, on Grant’s shield), yet additionally the domed cover that permits a perspective on the assembling development’s equilibrium and numerous different components of the general timekeeping system, which is comprised of about 268 components.
The Grant’s three positions consider an ideal perspective on the time show on its shield.
A war machine intended to maybe assuage (read: occupy) you from the background noise dominate bookkeeping pages and mind dead partners who effectively read each line of text in their Powerpoint deck, the Grant is one more completely enchanting and superbly illusory creation from MB&F and L’Epée 1839. Encountering one of these manifestations in person resembles being given a little cut of your adolescence back – this goes to a lot of what is on proposal in any M.A.D Gallery – a concise hit of a world presently generally faint, where Santa Clause actually ruled over Christmas, Spaceman Spiff was your principle good example, and your digestion ran like a top on minimal more than Fruit Loops and sticky confections. Straight up, in the event that you take a gander at these images and feel nothing, I have however one inquiry: who hurt you?
Slight hyperbole aside, from Melchior to Sherman to the Starfleet Machine , these communitarian pieces among MB&F and L’Epée 1839 are unadulterated fun and avoid a significant part of the dull misrepresentation common to horology at this level. While I know a clock with this sticker price is an extravagance decent of problematic need, that doesn’t naturally limit its tendency as an object of interest, levity, and imaginative legitimacy. I will never need a vehicle with a 715 hp V12, however not tremendously dissimilar to craftsmanship, it’s about how it affects me. In case you’re on the lookout for something like the Grant, this is an item that evokes a particular passionate response. It has an exemplary futurist appeal which, similar to the entirety of the L’Epée 1839 manifestations, matches astoundingly well with the open operations of the watchmaking at its core.
Large and prepared to creep across even the most amazing of work areas, the Grant shows the hours and minutes on its back and conveys a weapon in two hands. While it shakes an ornamental turning wheel in its left hand, the correct holds a “explosive launcher” that serves as the way to wind the Grant’s eight-day power save. Accessible with blue, dark, or nickel emphasizes, each shading form is restricted to 50 units and the Grant’s work area insurance will cost you CHF 22,000. Likewise with any MB&F, the Grant is a capricious creation that is less about filling a particular need than it is to creep across your work area and remind you to take things somewhat less seriously.
Brand: MB&F & L’Epée 1839
Dimensions: 212 mm wide x 231mm long x 115mm tall (level); 212mm wide x 238mm long x 166mm tall (vertical)
Weight: 2.34 kg
Case Material: Steel and brass
Dial Color: Silver/metal
The Grant lies in sit tight for the following battle.
One of three models each restricted to 50 models, this Grant has blue accents.
The Grant’s shield shapes a clock associated with its eight-day hand-wound movement.
Functions: Hours and minutes
Power Reserve: Eight days
Winding: Hand wound utilizing the included key
Frequency: 2.5 Hz (18,000 vph)
Total Componnents: 155
Estimating & Availability
Price: CHF 22,000
Limited Edition: 150 pieces (50 each in nickel, dark, or blue accents)
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