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MCT Sequential Two S220 Bronze. Hands-on with the Most Impressive Bronze Watch Out There.

Without a doubt, the MCT Manufacture Contemporaine du Temps is the most impressive bronze watch out there considering how complicated this watch is from an horological standpoint but also as far as looks. With the round case of the Sequential Two line, the new 10-piece limited edition MCT Sequential Two S220 Bronze features a generous and robust case in bronze.

H. Moser & Cie. Swiss Mad Watch Unique Piece. The Watch with a Cheese Case Priced at $1.07 Million USD.

In response to new legislation on the Swiss Made ordinance for watches, H. Moser & Cie. launched the Swiss Mad Watch unique piece earlier this year. To make a statement as they usually do, they released the Swiss Mad Watch which is truly a 100% Swiss watch. With its in-house movement encapsulated in a 42 mm case made of Swiss cheese mixed with Itr2 composite —almost like a resin— and fastened by a hand-stitched cowhide strap from a Swiss cow, this is truly a 100% Swiss Made watch from top to bottom.

MCT Manufacture Contemporaine du Temps Sequential Two S200 Eagle Rich Time. Hands-on with the 10-Piece Limited Edition Exclusively Sold in Moscow.

Founded in 2007 and after the launch of the very successful Sequential One we reviewed here, MCT Manufacture Contemporaine du Temps released the Sequential Two in 2014 also featuring MCT's signature prism display to tell time and for the very first time cased in a round-shaped case composed of 43 components.

Insider: Presenting the New MB&F Legacy Machine No. 2 Titanium LM2 Ti. Hands-on with the New LM2 with Vivid Blue Greenish Dial.

First launched in 2013, up until now, the MB&F Legacy Machine No. 2 was only available in 18K white gold with dark grey dial, 18K rose gold with silver dial or in a limited edition of 18 pieces in 950 platinum with blue dial —you can see the previous iterations here. Today, we bring you our hands-on review of the new MB&F Legacy Machine No. 2 Titanium with its strikingly beautiful vivid blue greenish dial.

Insider: Greubel Forsey Grande Sonnerie. Hands-on with the Most Impressive Timepiece from Greubel Forsey So Far.

One of the most impressive timepieces we've ever reviewed and the very first time we got to play with a Grande Sonnerie watch, please meet the new Greubel Forsey Grande Sonnerie, an exceptional timepiece that took 11 years of Research & Development and that combines a Petite and Grande Sonnerie with a Tourbillon in one watch. This is by far, one of the three most impressive watches presented at the SIHH 2017. Composed of no less than 935 parts in addition to the filling of two patents, the development of an acoustic resonance cage producing an extremely pure sound like this one was a true feat for the team at Greubel Forsey.

SIHH 2017: MCT Sequential One S110 Evo Vantablack Limited Edition. Hands-on Live Pictures & Pricing.

Using the blackest man-made material on earth, the new MCT Manufacture Contemporaine du Temps Sequential One S110 Evo Vantablack Limited Edition is one of those watches that can't be fully appreciated until seen in person. With Vantablack serving as the backdrop for its very unique way of telling time via mechanical prisms, the new MCT Evo Vantablack is the result of a collaboration with artist Anish Kapoor —the only licensed artist to use Vantablack.