Maurice Lacroix PT6188-SS001-330

Collection: Pontos Gender: Men
The 43mm Maurice Lacroix PT6188-SS001-330 is a sporty flavored elegant timepiece from the Pontos Chronographe collection line-up for gents. Presented in a luxurious polished steel case with Black dial on Black leather bracelet, the watch is watertight to 50 meters, and offers a sophisticated chronograph functionality that is powered by the watchmaker’s self-winding caliber ML112 that can be seen via the watch’s transparent exhibition back.

Maurice Lacroix PT6188-SS001-330 43mm Pontos Chronographe Automatic for men

Just like every ML’s Pontos, this beauty is a “well balanced” timepiece that performs just great whether as a wrist accessory or timekeeper. Its masculine design is stylish and versatile, while the construction is solid, sturdy, and detailed as expected from such luxury watch. Its sapphire glass, couples with the “BGW9” Superluminova (blue lume) featured within its Black dial make it “enjoyable” regardless day or night. While the ML122 automatic movement inside ensures that you don’t have to worry when it comes to precise timekeeping. Furthermore, by having a decent water resistance, it does practical enough to be a daily wear.

Maurice Lacroix PT6188-SS001330 is a men’s sizable chronograph automatic watch, a large size for gent’s average wrist that overall, weighing around 122 grams. It comes with a well crafted round case that is made of quality stainless steel with fine brushed and polished finish, which has a diameter of 43mm and approximately 15.7mm thick. Meanwhile, its rich looking Black bracelet that leisurely supporting the case is made of genuine alligator leather. It is fairly thick and comfortable on the wrist, and, for convenient fitting, it comes equipped with a steel made deployant buckle clasp with twin push-button safety that is decorated with Maurice Lacroix hallmarking.

Right Hand Side. The timepiece’s brushed caseback that features a rounded sapphire display on its center is engraved with markings, and secured with five screws. At the right hand side, there are skillfully designed push-pieces for its chronograph functions that retract into the case middle, in which, in between, lays a large steel-made pull-and-push crown that is fluted in radial pattern, and decorated with that famous “M” logo atop.

Moving right along, the Silver grained Black dial of this sportive dress watch that is covered by a domed, anti-reflective sapphire glass is gorgeous, too. Contemporary in style, it is designed to show off its distinctive features while also offers an appreciable read-ability you'd sure to love.

Dial: Zoom. This Pontos PT6188-SS001-330 watch’s dial features applied “M”, along with painted White “Maurice Lacroix” and “Chronographe” at the three o’clock position. Furthermore, there are three Black concentric circular pattern guilloché subsidiary with luminous tipped silver hand and painted White markers that are framed Silver outer ring for the 30-minute counter at twelve, 12-hour counter at six with a small date aperture within, and small seconds at the 9 o’clock position. The dial also comprises faceted baton-shaped steel hour and minute hands that are tipped with fluorescent materials, a slim central sweep seconds hand, and a set of applique stick hour markers with luminescent. In addition, the dial also features painted White reference markers along its outer periphery. As it once mentioned before, all those luminous materials are “BGW9” Superluminova, that shine in blue in the dark.

Speaking of the movement, the self-winding caliber ML112 housed by the chronograph automatic watch is not actually an exclusive movement, but a personalized version of the renown ETA Valjoux 7750 caliber by Maurice Lacroix. ML112, just like its base movement, is winding at a single direction, and it does “fairly loud” as well. This cams integrated chronograph 25 jewels movement is beating at 28,800 alterations per hour, and it provides 46 hours of power reserve under full wind. The caliber ML112 used in this watch is non COSC, and speaking of the performance, it is rated to perform in between the elaboré and top grade of the original Valjoux 7750.


Anyway, for all of its quality offerings, this gent’s brushed steel on Black leather Black dial Maurice Lacroix Pontos Chronographe PT6188-SS001-330 "three hands, date" chronograph automatic watch is reasonably offered at an original manufacturer suggested retail price of $4,200.00.

Watch Specification

Brand: Maurice Lacroix
Collection: Pontos
Series: Chronographe
Model number: PT6188-SS001330

Ref: PT6188-SS001-330. also referred as PT6188SS001330.

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

Caliber ML 112. Personalized by Maurice Lacroix based on calibre ETA Valjoux 7750. Swiss made, mechanical self-winding automatic movement.

Specs
Function: Two hands with small seconds, Chronograph with central sweep seconds, Automatic date. Size: 13¼‴ lignes (Ø 30 mm), 7.9 mm thick. 25 jewels. beats at 28,000 vph (4 Hz). provides ± 46 hours of power reserve. Incabloc shock protection. Decorated with Côtes de Genève finish.

Functions: Hour, Minute, Small seconds, Chronograph, Date
Dial: Black

Silver grained Black dial. Silver-tone, faceted, baton-shaped hands with “BGW9” Superluminova tipping. Applique sticks hour markers with luminescent. 30-minute counter at 12. 12-hour counter with date aperture at 6. Small seconds at 9. painted White minute markers around the outer rim.

Window: Sapphire Crystal

domed, scratch resistant, anti reflective coated.

Case: Stainless steel

Round. Ø 43 mm, 46.8 mm wide with the crown included, 51.8 mm lug to lug, ± 15.7 mm thick. brushed and polished. overall weight: ± 122 grams.

Bezel: Stainless steel

stationary bezel. brushed.

Caseback: See through

stainless steel with sapphire display. secured with 5 screws, engraved.

Crown: Non-screw crown

Stainless steel. fluted in radial pattern, logoed. with two push-pieces alongside.

Bracelet: Alligator / Crocodile leather

Black, textured pattern, with tonal stitching, stamped. ± 21 mm ~ 17 mm wide. men standard, designed to accomodate 6.5 up to 8.5 inches wrist.

Clasp: Deployment folding clasp

with push button safety, decorated with ML’s hallmark.

Notable Features: Calendar
Chronograph
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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Rate: 1

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

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The Maurice Lacroix 43mm Pontos Chronographe Automatic review in this page is written by Rief at Monday, August 26, 2013. The post is tagged as $2500 up to $5000, 43mm, 50m, analog, automatic, chronograph, date, dress, low end, maurice lacroix, men, on leather, round, sporty, stainless steel, swiss automatic, three hands, watch.

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