Masterpiece Masterchrono by Maurice Lacroix

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masterpiece masterchrono dynamic identity and ultimate refinement for an unique chronograph in recent years maurice lacroix has made an international name for itself not least as a chronograph specialist with the introduction of new extraordinary stopwatches in 2007 the swiss watch brand once again proves its expertise in this field the range of attractive wristwatches featuring a stop mechanism is enhanced this year by the addition of the masterchrono from the exclusive masterpiece collection ­ a watch model distinguished by its strong and dynamic design as well as its unsurpassed refinement although the two dial variants on the masterchrono fascinate from the very first glance their innovative refined and intricate designs don t fully reveal themselves until observed more closely the first dial has a modern and sporty appearance and an intriguing 3d aspect thanks to a black base and silver-hued meticulously satinized plate the generously proportioned and bevelled arabic numerals and the three counters accentuated with a circular decoration are cut to keep the black base visible the second dial in black is more classical but no less exciting its centre is decorated with a sun motif and the counters are slightly domed the arabic numerals are in the baignoire style forming a small recess and coated with superluminova this design guarantees excellent readability in the dark the stainless steel case water-resistant to 100 metres thanks to the screw-lock crown rounds out this luxurious and spirited appearance of the masterchrono the generous diameter measuring 43 millimetres as well as the exciting contrast between polished and satinized surfaces underline the pure and masculine design maurice lacroix sets great store by detail as revealed in particular by the crown and the two buttons the stalwart crown with its powerful and timeless shape can be engaged effortlessly with a mere quarter-turn ­ exclusive to maurice lacroix ­ and the satinized and polished buttons reward the connoisseur s attention with their refined trapezoidal contours.