Maurice Lacroix Pontos Chronograph 43mm

06/01/2021 4:19 pm
Maurice Lacroix Pontos Chronograph 43mm

Maurice Lacroix Pontos Chronograph 43mm The Maurice Lacroix Pontos Chronograph 43mm received a facelift in the second half of 2020. The brand from Saignelégier has updated this popular model infusing with a dose of modernity and enriching its specification with sumptuous details. There is a time for evolution and there is a time for revolution. In the world of horology, ‘revolutionary’ models may employ new materials or express time using unconventional means. They are intentionally disruptive and likely to polarise opinion. There is an inherent risk that such cutting-edge know-how may flounder in the long term as problems come to light. However, the finest examples of revolutionary horology sometimes deliver significant technological advancement. Revolution is a necessary requirement for progress. Alternatively, ‘evolution’ implies gradual change. Indeed, a highly accomplished product can only be refined to a limited degree given its excellence is already manifest. Evolution casts aside thought-provoking aesthetics or radical technology, favouring the tried and trusted and delivering reassuring certainty with the odd refinement here and there. A few months ago (August 2020), Maurice Lacroix celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Pontos collection, unveiling three new models: a Chronograph Monopusher, a Day-Date and a Chronograph. The latter two models have always been staples for the Swiss watch brand and it would be a brave CEO that chose to set them aside and seek the aforementioned ‘revolutionary’ approach. Maurice Lacroix knows that the existing Pontos models appeal to legions of fans. However, leaving a model untouched can potentially lead to […]

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