MW&Co: Asset Black Badger Available October 2021
New, Phenomenal Palladium Blue, Rare And Exclusive Production.
Based in Toulouse France, MW&Co launched their independent watch-house in 2018. With creativity and innovation as a focus the brand always communicate their far-reaching vision through timepieces inspired by engineering and motor sports. Equipped with patented, damper jack lugs their Asset collection is by virtue of uniqueness nothing short of spectacular. The brand’s handcrafted approach, and its miniscule scale of production offers some of the most creative architectural cases, and stunningly finished automatic flyback chronographs. Rare and exclusive their latest 10-piece edition The Asset Black Badger will be available from October. Superbly crafted from Aerospace Grade 5 Titanium each timepiece is individually engraved “1 of the 10”.
In terms of performance, the Black Badger is solidly reliable, with a 60-hour power reserve, smooth 28 800 a/h beat rate, plus Flyback chronograph 2 column wheels . Developed by Eterna, the 35 jewels mechanical 3916A calibre is automatic self-winding for undeniably impressive excellence. Totalling 169 components the assembly is expertly executed by quality craftsman.
Holding everything in place the hand assembled 46mm case is beautifully complex and expressive with its 77 Aerospace Grade 5 Titanium components. Equipped with a brilliant damper lug system, to provide comfort and safety through absorbing the excessive energy of the wrist, it comes paired with a bespoke veal leather strap. First order luxury on the wrist the strap is remarkable with its titanium touches that tie the package together - two inserts and buckle. Appreciate the strength and softness of the ink black leather as it complements the high-tech vibe of this ultra, super- luminescence timepiece.
Limited to 10 pieces worldwide, applying an unprecedented amount of badgerite has been necessary to create a Super-Hero super bright, increased and long-lasting glow. A marvellous modification of Super-LumiNova, the palladium blue is engineered to achieve the perfect balance of day time grey and captivating night time blue. Requiring two full liquid applications the finish is spectacular as the perforated circular asset ring, crown and pushers, indices, hands, and the edges of the rotor, and brand logo take on an unprecedented futuristic glow.
Taken as a whole, striking dial and case design, highly complex engineering, holding plate decorated by MW&CO's , in-house rotor, dynamic glow and exclusivity of 10 pieces the Asset Black Badger is a visual narrative of the brand’s unique craftsmanship.