MB&F and artist Sage Vaughn ready to make a strong statement at Only WatchThere is a butterfly trapped in the movement of the latest watch to emerge from MB&F (Maximilian Büsser & Friends). And it has no hope of escaping, because the complicated movement is wrapped in barbed wire. This emotionally charged replica Tissot V8 Steel Chronograph Men's Watches piece, a one-of-a-kind interpretation of MB&F's Horological Machine No2, is signed by the American artist Sage Vaughn. It will be auctioned at Only Watch, the charity auction to benefit research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy to be held in Monaco on 24 September 2009 under the patronage of HSH Prince Albert II.
Not sure about price, but it has been rumored to be pretty high at $6,500 per watch for the limited edition Tag Heuer Silverstone. Release is due in February of 2010. You can likely get one of these Tag Heuer watches at The replica Tissot T-Touch Titanium Analog/Digital Multifu Gallery, who seems to get most new Tag Heuer watches very soon after they are released. Custom Seiko SKX013 watch on eBay" news a913_1 hands, which make for highly readable (and luminant) viewing, the dial has been switched, and now even has an MKII logo on it, and the date and day discs have been switched as well.
The bezel remains original, which looks just fine for the watch. Notice the before and after images.This watch was modded by Bob Thayer who has performed countless such Seiko and other watch modifications. Another such replica Tissot V8 Steel Chronograph Men's Watches company is IWW, that I discussed here. Both shops do some amazing work. My recommendation is to use a relatively hardy but inexpensive watch such as a Seiko or Citizen when doing a custom project. Especially when you are unfamiliar with the results. It is enjoyable to experiment with various designs, especially when you can mix and match parts and pieces.Best to start by purchasing an already modded watch to see the interesting result and then to start formulating you own ideas.