The Basics

Introduced at BaselWorld 2016, the MB&F HMX ‘Black Badger’ is the result of a collaboration between MB&F and Black Badger – the latter being a Swedish company founded by the Canadian-born James Thompson which is specialized in high-efficiency luminescent materials. For the HMX, the ‘Rocker Cover’ was re-imagined to incorporate Thompsons’ materials in the colours Radar Green, Phantom Blue, and Purple Reign; all limited editions of 18 pieces.

Brand: MB&F
Family: Horological Machines
Reference: 57.STBL.B
Name: Horological Machine HMX Black Badger Phantom Blue
Produced: 2015
Limited: Yes, 18 units

Below is a detailed look at MB&F’s model 57.STBL.B from Horological Machines watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

MB&F Horological Machines 57.STBL.B

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The Details

MB&F’s Horological Machine HMX Black Badger Phantom Blue (57.STBL.B) was originally released in 2015. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 28800 bph ( 4 Hz) to provide a 42-hour power reserve when fully wound.

The Case

The stainless steel, titanium case measures 46.8mm in diameter and roughly 20.7mm thick. The round case is paired with a silver color dial with proprietary-shaped hands, and a arabic numerals hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. MB&F’s Horological Machines model 57.STBL.B is water resistant up to 30 meters (98 ft). A display caseback is over the back of the watch case.

Material: Stainless steel, Titanium
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Display
Shape: Round
Diameter: 46.8mm
Height: 20.7mm
Lug Width: N/Amm
W/R: 30

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The Horological Machines 57.STBL.B movement is a powered by caliber HMX made by MB&F. The 29-jewel automatic movement is mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 28,800 semi-oscillations per hour or 4 Hz. This movement offers a 42-hour power reserve.

Type: Automatic
Brand: MB&F
Caliber: HMX
Base: N/A
Display: Analog
Diameter: mm
Jewels: 29
Reserve: 42 hours
Frequency: 28800 bph
Time: Minutes, Jumping Hours

The Price

How much does the MB&F’s Horological Machines 57.STBL.B cost? This watch was introduced in 2015 and has been in MB&F’s collection for around . This watch is a limited edition with just 18 pieces released. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.

CURRENT PRICE: Not Available

For more information, visit MB&F online.


  • Brand: MB&F
  • Model: Horological Machine HMX Black Badger Phantom Blue
  • Reference Number: 57.STBL.B
  • Limited: Yes, 18 units

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Stainless steel, Titanium
  • Glass: Sapphire
  • Back: Display
  • Diameter: 46.8
  • Thickness: 20.7
  • Lug Width: N/A
  • Dial Color: Silver
  • Indexes: Arabic Numerals and Proprietary-shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: 30 meters


  • Winding: Automatic
  • Brand: MB&F
  • Caliber: HMX
  • Display: Analog
  • Diameter: mm
  • Jewels: 29
  • Power Reserve: 42 hours
  • Frequency: 28800 bph
  • Functions: Minutes, Jumping Hours

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