Maurice Lacroix PT6188-SS001-730

Collection: Pontos Gender: Men
With its contemporary elegance and sportive side, this 43mm Maurice Lacroix PT6188-SS001-730 would sure to be a lovely addition to be added in to your collection. It is one of the Pontos Chronographe’s variant that is presented in a fine brushed steel case with Brown dial on Brown leather bracelet, which offers the reliability of the automatic caliber ML112 that in addition to keep you stay on time, also features chronograph and date functions.

Maurice Lacroix PT6188-SS001-730 43mm Pontos Chronographe Automatic for men

Typical to ML’s Pontos, this timepiece has both of aesthetic and technical qualities, which makes it quite a satisfactory as a wrist accessory or timekeeper. Its sporty yet elegant look is versatile enough to be paired with a broad range of ensemble, while the construction is superior, with remarkable details as expected from such luxury watch. Its sapphire glass, couples with the “BGW9” Superluminova (blue lume) featured within its Brown dial makes it actually useful regardless day or night. Furthermore, its 50 meters water resistance makes it even more practical to be worn in many circumstances.

Based on its side, this Maurice Lacroix PT6188-SS001730 chronograph automatic watch is a large size for gent’s average wrist, which similar to its Black dial version variant, has an overall weighs of around 122 grams. Its sturdy round case that is made of quality stainless steel with fine brushed and polished finish has a diameter of 43mm and approximately 15.7mm thick. Its luxurious Brown bracelet that comes equipped with a steel made deployant buckle clasp with twin push-button safety that is decorated with Maurice Lacroix hallmarking is made of genuine alligator leather. And it is fairly thick, supple, and supportive, making the watch even more comfortable to wear.

The timepiece’s brushed caseback that features a rounded sapphire display on its center is engraved with markings, and secured with 5 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, this timepiece’s domed anti-reflective sapphire glass covered face is gorgeous as well. Sharp looking in Brown, the dial is fashioned with an attractive contemporary style, with a smart layout that nicely showcase its whole distinctive features and provides a nice degree of read-ability.

Dial: Zoom. This Pontos PT6188-SS001-730 watch’s dial features applied “M”, along with painted White “Maurice Lacroix” and “Chronographe Automatique” at the three o’clock position. Furthermore, there are three subsidiary with luminous tipped silver hand and painted White markers that are framed with Silver outer ring, in which, the 30-minute counter at twelve and the 12-hour counter at six with a small date aperture within features an inner Silver concentric circular pattern guilloché background, while the small seconds at the 9 o’clock position has the same background as the dial, but its outer ring as well as its frame are patterned. 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 markers over that lining altogether with the painted White reference markers along the dial’s periphery.

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 Brown leather Brown dial Maurice Lacroix Pontos Chronographe PT6188-SS001-730 "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-SS001730

Ref: PT6188-SS001-730. also referred as PT6188SS001730.

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: Brown

Silver-tone, faceted, baton-shaped hands with “BGW9” Superluminova tipping. Applique sticks hour markers with luminescent marker over. 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

Brown, 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 Saturday, August 24, 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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