Introduced in 2016, the Maurice Lacroix Aikon is roused by the Calypso, a model made, harking back to the 1990s. With mechanical adaptations of the model introduced in mid 2018, Maurice Lacroix enters the coordinated wristband extravagance sports portion. Or on the other hand to be more exact, the “open extravagance” section as it is accessible from CHF 1,590, which addresses incredible incentive for cash – read our basic article here . Another chronograph form, an intense and dull limited edition, presently improves the collection.
Among the diverse dispatch exercises to advance the assortment, “Chase your Watch” comprised in an expedition coordinated in various urban areas around the planet to win an excursion to Baselworld and at last a watch. It was the chance to deliver a sportier and more forceful form of the Aikon Automatic Chronograph. As the watch is presently ready to move, here is our involved review.
Bold, easygoing, lively, yet rich… With the “Chase your Watch” limited edition, Maurice Lacroix brings the AIkon into new domain with a general impression of energetic tastefulness and more forceful elements. The case is formed out of dark and anthracite PVD steel. With its 6-hook bezel and rakish plan, it has an extraordinary presence on the wrist. It wears comfortably, notwithstanding the 44mm distance across. To make the watch significantly more pragmatic, a fast delivery “Simple Change” framework permits you to change the tie in a jiffy. The energetic character of the chronograph is completed by the yellow beginning stop pusher (PVD covering). The watch is fitted with sapphire precious stones (front and back) and it is appraised water-impervious to 200 meters.
The dial is introduced in anthracite dim with yellow accents. It is designed with a sun-brushed square chequerboard background. Every one of the dark sub-dials is finished with snailing. The design fuses a date window, a little seconds sub-dial, 30-minute recorder and 12-hour recorder. The chronograph signs are recognized in striking yellow making for simple intelligibility. The files and the edge of the date window further improve the three-dimensional feel.
Beyond the bolder plan, another particularity of this limited edition is its development. Noticeable by means of the display caseback, the type ML157 depends on the attempted and-tried Valjoux 7750, similar to the type ML153 of the other Aikon chronograph. Notwithstanding, it doesn’t highlight the day of the week sign and the conventional 6-9-12 Valjoux 7750 dial format is supplanted by a normal 3-6-9 arrangement (Valjoux 7753), which brings a satisfying equilibrium. It is brightened with perlage and Geneva stripes. The rotor is embellished with the brand logo. Otherwise, it presents the conventional highlights of the 7750/53, including a cam-and-switch engineering, automatic winding, 48 hours of force hold and a 4Hz frequency.
The Maurice Lacroix Aikon Automatic Chronograph “Chase your Watch” is worn on a texture tie with the’s brand name M logo and yellow sewing. It is fitted with a dark PVD collapsing fasten and includes the pragmatic Easy Change tie framework. Retail cost is set at CHF 3,490. For more data, if it’s not too much trouble, visit www.mauricelacroix.com .