How to use the 1/10th of a second chronograph

How do you use a 1/10th of a second chronograph? This is explained in the video above. The Maurice Lacroix Aikon Chronograph is one such wristwatch featuring the 1/10th of a second chronograph. Powered by a quartz movement, two versions are available: the 2017 model with a silver blue dial and the 2018 version with what the brand describes as … More

The Wristwatch Handbook: An important reference

When I first thumbed through The Wristwatch Handbook and looked at the images, my initial fear was that it was going to be another cut-and-paste job. However, such a fear was totally unfounded. Once you begin reading what Ryan Schmidt has to share, the content value of what this book has to offer multiplies exponentially. For example, did you know … More

Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity “Only Watch 2015”: Well-priced

Retailed at around CHF10,000, the limited editions of the Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity do seem reasonably priced what with its technical features like the silicium assortment combined with excellent design aesthetics. This is good for end-consumers. Now will it be even better if the Maurice Lacroix Gravity is highly-priced? Yes, it will, even it sounds like a paradox. However, this … More

Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity: The Groundbreaking “Maverick”

First introduced in 2014 at the Baselworld watch fair, the Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity is the brand’s very first timepiece to feature a full silicium assortment. Two versions were launched in 2014, each limited to 250 pieces. The term “assortment” in watch parlance, refers to the “complete set of things that belong to together”, according to Berner’s Illustrated Professional Dictionary … More

Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity: Gravitated towards Gravity

One of the biggest and most pleasant surprises at the 2014 BaselWorld watch fair for us was Maurice Lacroix’s Masterpiece Gravity. With one glance, the Masterpiece Gravity comes across as a sophisticated, highly technical and complicated timepiece. The balance wheel is shown on the dial side with the hypnotic beating escapement animation and the horological displays on the Masterpiece Gravity … More