Dive Watch Releases / Articles

2013-03-14

MAURICE LACROIX Pontos S EXTREME 2ndLook

By TLex Here are some more details and images of the new Postos S EXTREME from Maurice Lacroix. The watch makes use of a new robust and highly durable material that is exclusive to Maurice Lacroix. It is based on the popular Pontos S watch of 2012, only with a few aesthetic tweaks and technical enhancements brought about by a collaboration with luxury sports car designer Henrik Fisker.



The Ø 43mm in diameter watch case has been constructed from Powerlite® , an exclusive alloy composed of aluminum, magnesium, titanium, zirconium and ceramics. It is available in either black, khaki or racing blue. It has been sandblasted finished and fitted with: a Titanium case back with titanium screws, a domed Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both sides. It features integrated chrono-pushers and tube in titanium. The watch has a water-resistance of 200m of 20atm.



The dial is in black sun-brushed with 'snail' counters and diamond cut, faceted, applied indexes with luminescent coating and diamond cut, polished applied counters.



HANDS The hands have been diamond cut, faceted, and applied with luminescent coating (beside sec. hand). The second and minute hands have matching colors with the inner rotating timing bezel and its elapsed time-scale and controller crown system.



The watch is powered by an ML112 based Valjoux 7750 caliber. Personalized with rhodium-plating and with a guarantee of quality and precision, the self-winding caliber is with: 25 jewels, 28,800 vibrations per hour, 4 Hz and a power reserve of 46 hours. It has been adjusted to 3 positions after fully winding and after 24 hours.



Functions include: hours, minutes, seconds indicated by central hands, sub-seconds at 9 o’clock, chronograph seconds indicated by a central hand, 30-minute chronograph counter at 12 o’clock, 12-minute chronograph counter at 6 o’clock and a date indication aperture at 6 o’clock.



The watch is presented on a genuine leather strap with contrasting, color-coded stitching and a Stainless steel black PVD coated buckle. It comes with an additional NATO strap. The light, comfortable and sporty strap comes in either black, khaki or racing blue to match the watch case and each with a personalized standard buckle in Titanium.



Check out the new Pontos S VINTAGE Diver. Like ceramic divers? Read up on the AP ROO CERAMIC, the JLC Deep Sea Chrono CEREMET and the Panerai PAM508.

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