Month: October 2013

Emerald Watch Ingenuity Series: The Rhythm Of Time

Maurice Lacroix’s ingenious series perfectly combines the exquisite craftsmanship of Maurice Lacroix, reflecting the vibrant and elegant 21st century urban style. The ingenuity series is famous for its complex interpretation of various complex functions, especially the callback function. It is undoubtedly regarded as the first series of Le Méridien. For many years, Le Méridien has mastered the essence of the complex functions of watches.

Ingenuity series has always been good at developing manual-winding mechanical movements. This year, it is the first time to apply its technology to automatic movements. Ingenious series new calendar dial watch and double dial watch are based on the long history of watch series, comply with the most stringent traditional mechanical watchmaking standards, strive to excellence, apply superb technology to fashion design. The ingenious automatic watch is based on the manufacture of a multi-year movement, which reflects the ‘Never Stop Moving’ concept advertised in the new advertising. The movement of a watch can be wound on the wrist with only movement of the wrist, a perfect interpretation of this concept. The concept of ‘going forward’ also reflects Le Méridien’s pursuit of innovation, relentless pursuit of the ultimate in technology and aesthetics, and every breakthrough in the design of each watch. Le Méridien strives for perfection and never compromises.
Ingenuity series calendar dial watch and double dial watch-outstanding automatic movement
Ingenuity Calendar Dial and Double Dial Watches are crafted in rose gold. The case has a diameter of 46 mm and its sculptural lines are clear, allowing time to flow quietly through this large space. Water-resistant to 50 meters, the watch is alternately polished and polished with silk satin, without any cumbersome and exaggerated decoration, which perfectly reflects the spirit of fashion. Both models are equipped with blue dials, and various time display layouts are exquisite, reflecting the understated and subtle beauty.
The date dial display of one watch is at 10 o’clock, and the second dial of the second time zone and date dial display of another watch are at 12 o’clock and 6 o’clock respectively. The display window is simple and generous, slightly protruding, and its digital display is more eye-catching on the blue dial that is brushed and polished to show the effect of solar radiation. Depending on the model, the power reserve is at 2 or 3 o’clock, lively and playful, reflecting the personality of the watch. The rose-gold-applied hour-markers are extended one by one and have a half-moon shape on the dial, which is full of dynamics. The small second hand repeats itself, turning continuously.
The long rose-gold hands shone dazzlingly, and the diamond facets on the hands made it slightly convex, as if suspended on a blue dial. There is no shaft hole in the watch, which proves that the watch manufacturing follows the tradition, and strives to be flawless even at the smallest details. The watch has a pure appearance and exudes a solemn and peaceful atmosphere, reminiscent of the most magnificent architecture, with a simple design highlighting the shape and function. This series is clear and clear when reading, reflecting perfect visual balance.
The calendar dial watch is equipped with the ML 190 self-winding movement, and the dual dial watch is equipped with the ML 191 self-winding movement. Every part is retouched, even for small components that are not visible after the watch is assembled. Through the transparent sapphire caseback, you can explore the delicate decoration inside the movement. The diameter of the movement is 161/2 cents, which is one of the largest diameter movements on the market.
Nowadays, many watch admirers regard watch performance as a living art. In order to meet its requirements, the brand-new automatic watch of the Ingenious Series also launched a stainless steel model with a diameter of 43 mm and a black and silver dial. These watches are highly competitive in the watchmaker’s home-made watch market and set Emmys apart.
Technical Information-Limited Edition (50 pieces)
Models: MP6509-PG101-430 (calendar dial watch), MP6519-PG101-430 (dual dial watch), 18K rose gold, diameter 46 mm, silk satin and polished, curved sapphire crystal with anti-glare Coated, oversized sapphire crystal screw-in case back, waterproof 50 m / 5 atm
Dial: Made of 925 sterling silver plate, dark blue, with sunray treatment
18K rose gold diamond faceted embedded indexes, small seconds and power reserve indicator
Hands: 18K rose gold stamped and formed hour and minute hands, the front diamond cut face shape is created by traditional pure hand craftsmanship, 18K rose gold small seconds hand and power reserve indicator, rhodium-plated callback hands
Bracelet / Bracelet: Large alligator-textured black alligator leather strap, black calfskin lining, black stitching
Clasp: 18K rose gold standard buckle
Total gold weight: with standard buckle: 81.4 g (18K)
Movement: ML 190 self-winding movement (calendar watch), ML 191 self-winding movement (double-return watch)
Calendar Callback Watch (ML 190):
The central hand indicates the hour and minute; the dial at 10 o’clock indicates the date; the small second hand at 6 o’clock; the power reserve indicator at 2 o’clock
Vibration frequency: 18,000 times / hour, 2.5 Hz
Power reserve: 52 hours
Number of jewels: 57
Tuning: 5-way calibration can be performed after full chain and 24 hours
Decoration: Vertical matte surface and Grand Colima? On motif, rhodium-plated
Double-return watch (ML 191):
The central hand indicates hours and minutes; the dial at 6 o’clock indicates the date; the dial at 12 o’clock indicates the second time zone; the small seconds at 9 o’clock;
Vibration frequency: 18,000 times / hour, 2.5 Hz
Power reserve: 52 hours
Number of jewels: 74
Adjustment: 5-way adjustment can be performed after full chain and 24 hours