Maurice Lacroix MP6428-SS001-11E

Collection: Masterpiece Gender: Men
Just like every Masterpiece timepieces, the Maurice Lacroix MP6428-SS001-11E is simply stunning. Boasting a superior Swiss construction that is fashioned with a classy elegant style that would remains fascinating for years to come, and loaded with a sophisticated complications that is backed by a top notch mechanical movement. It is an ideal one for those who demand the virtue of Swiss traditional watch.

Maurice Lacroix MP6428-SS001-11E 40mm Masterpiece Phase de Lune Automatic for men

Well, it is not quite a surprise as the ML’s Masterpiece collection is renown as a statuesque line-up that consists nothing but watches that are beautiful inside out. This particular model is one of them, and it is lined under the Phase de Lune series. This gent’s 40mm timepiece is presented in an elegant steel on leather construction that features sapphire glass on both sides, and it is fitted with the caliber ML 37 automatic that offers an array of functionality including hours, minutes, seconds, weekday, date, month, and moonphase.

For men’s average wrist, this Maurice Lacroix MP6428-SS001-11E is considerably a large size. Its well crafted round case that is made of premium grade stainless steel has a diameter of 40mm and approximately 13.5mm thick. Meanwhile, its luxurious Black bracelet that is made of genuine alligator skin, decorated with tonal stitching, stamped, and comes equipped with a steel deployant folding clasp that features push button safety is around 20 mm wide, and it capable to accommodates a max wrist size of up to 8.5 inches --in which, its overall length is around 9.25".

Caseback. The watch’s case that houses an eye-catching Silver dial is topped with a domed, scratch resistant sapphire crystal that is enhanced with an anti-reflective coating, and at the other side, it features a sapphire display that is held in place by a slightly tapered, domed steel caseback which is secured with 6 screws. At the case’s right hand side, lays a large steel pull-and-push crown that is fluted to makes it easier to use, and decorated with that famous “M” logo atop. And, to ensure that this beauty would be practical enough to be worn daily, its whole construction is watertight to 50 meters.

Speaking of the face, this version of Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Phase de Lune’s dial is made of a solid 925 Silver, and you can easily tell just by a glance, it is without a doubt, a gorgeous one. It is easy in the eyes with a nicely balanced layout, classic yet contemporary looking at once with a bit of "3D" effect, and in addition, also provides some degree of night visibility.

Dial. This ML MP6428-SS001-11E watch’s dial features four of Silver-tone metal made hands which are: hour and minute dauphine hands with SuperLuminova, a slim central sweep seconds hand, and a short arrow head centrally mounted date hand. The weekday and month windows are located at 12 o’clock position, accompanied by the moonphase aperture at 6 o’clock position, which all encircled by a polished convex "ring" where the painted Black dot and Arabic markers for the date is printed. Outward, is a brushed silver ring where the applique Roman hour markers lay, surrounded by two thin polished ring that is fashioned with Clous de Paris accent. And along the dial’s periphery, there are painted Black minute markers, along with another applique hour indexes with luminescent.

The one ticking inside, which can be seen via the watch’s transparent caseback, is caliber ML 37. It is an in-house movement that is developed personally by Maurice Lacroix based on the top grade ETA 2824-2, which is revamped with some additional modules, refined, and hand-decorated in their near Saignelégier (Switzerland) located workshop. Maurice Lacroix ML 37 is a self-winding automatic movement that beats at 28,800 vph, and under full wind, it provides around 40 hours of power reserve. As seen through the sapphire display, the rhodium plated mechanical 25 jewels movement fitted in this model is decorated with blued steel screws, brushed and circular grained.

Anyway, for all of its quality offering, this men’s stainless steel on Black crocs leather 925 Silver dial Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Phase de Lune MP6428-SS001-11E automatic watch is reasonably priced with an original manufacturer suggested retail price of $7,600.00.

Watch Specification

Brand: Maurice Lacroix
Collection: Masterpiece
Series: Phase de Lune
Model number: MP6428-SS00111E

Ref: MP6428-SS001-11E. also referred as MP6428SS00111E.

Watch style: Gent, Dress, Elegant
Display type: Analog
Movement: Swiss automatic

Caliber ML 37. Personalized and refined by Maurice Lacroix based on ETA 2824-2. Swiss made, mechanical self-winding automatic movement.

Specs
Function: Three hands, Full calendar w/ Moonphase. Size: 11½‴ lignes (Ø 25.6 mm). Bi-directional winding, Ball bearing rotor. 25 jewels. beats 28,800 vph (4 Hz). provides ± 40 hours of power reserve.

Glucydur balance. Incabloc shockprotection. Nivarox-1 balance spring. Nivaflex-1 main spring. Polished steel pallet and escapement wheel. Blued steel screws. Rhodium plated. Hand-decorated: brushed, circular grained.

Functions: Hour, Minute, Seconds, Date
Dial: Silver

Made of solid 925 Silver. Silver-tone metal hour and minute hands with SuperLuminova. Slim central sweep seconds hand. Centrally mounted date hand. Applique Roman numeral hour markers. painted Black Arabic numeral date markers around the raised inner ring. painted Black minute markers with applique luminous hour markers around the outer rim. Weekday and month display at 12. Moonphase at 6.

Window: Sapphire Crystal

scratch resistant, anti reflective coated.

Case: Stainless steel

Round. Ø 40 mm, ± 14 mm thick. brushed and polished.

Bezel: Stainless steel

stationary bezel. brushed and polished.

Caseback: See through

stainless steel with sapphire display. secured with 6 screws, engraved.

Crown: Non-screw crown

Stainless steel. fluted, logoed.

Bracelet: Alligator / Crocodile leather

Black, textured pattern, with tonal stitching, stamped. ± 20 mm wide. standard length, up to 8.5 inches.

Clasp: Hidden folding clasp

made of stainless steel, with push button safety.

Notable Features: Full Calendar
Moonphase
Luminous hands and markers
Transparent exhibition caseback
Water resistant: 50 m (5 ATM / 165 feet)

daily wear, withstand splashes and light rain, but not suitable for prolonged contact with water.

Additional info: -

MSRP

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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price or Recommended Retail Price listed here may or may not reflecting the actual selling price of this Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece watch. You should use it and/or its conversion value for estimation only.

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The Maurice Lacroix 40mm Masterpiece Phase de Lune Automatic review in this page is written by Rief at Sunday, August 18, 2013. The post is tagged as $5000 up to $10000, 40mm, 50m, analog, automatic, date, day, maurice lacroix, men, mid end, moonphase, on leather, round, stainless steel, swiss automatic, three hands, watch.

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