Maurice Lacroix’s new Masterpiece Worldtimer is an elegant timepiece with international appeal and it is dedicated to world travelers. This 42 mm Stainless steel world time watch, equipped with self-winding ML164 mechanical movement combines functionality, sophistication, style and craftsmanship.
With its steely exterior and elegantly worked dial, the world is full of endless possibilities with a flick of a wrist. Inscribed on the flange of the bezel, the exotic litany of cities makes the head spin. Two versions are available, one for Europe and one for Asia, with the continents delicately engraved on the center of the dial bordered by an hour-circle with Roman numerals.
The European version features exceptional guilloché work with a Clous de Paris motif. The world map is highlighted in blue to match the hands and hour-markers, creating an attractive sensation of classical harmony. The Asian version favors powerful light effects, with its silvered dial, sun-brushed satin-finished continents, opaline oceans, pink gold numerals and hands and blue seconds hand.
Both models have a day/night indication at 9 o’clock and the date at 6 o’clock. While the 24-hour hand indicates the time in your place of residence, simply pressing on the push-button enables you to adjust the 12-hour hand to show the time in your current location.
The elegant watch is easy to read and extremely user friendly. Protected by a case that is water-resistant to 50 meters, the self-winding ML164 movement shares the distinctive features of the very finest watch mechanisms: the disks and bridges are adorned with circular graining and the Côtes de Genève motif, and the gold-plated oscillating weight is also enhanced by Côtes de Genève decorative work.
Model: Masterpiece Worldtimer
Stainless steel, Ø 42 mm
Finish combining satin and polished surfaces
Domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating on both sides
Screwed case back with wide sapphire crystal
Water-resistant to 50 m (5 atm)
Time shift indication by cities’ names printed on peripheral area
Date at 6 o’clock
AM/PM indicated by hand at 9 o’clock
Asia centered execution:
– Silver sun-brushed continents with opaline oceans
– Black gold/silver 24h area
– Pink gold Roman numerals
Europe centered execution:
– Silver guilloché work with blue shore lines
– Blue/silver 24h area
– Blue Roman numerals
Central 12h scale hour, minute and second hands (pink gold on Asia centered version, metallic blue on Europe centered version)
Central 24h scale hour hand (black gold on Asia centered version, pink gold on Europe centered version)
Genuine black or brown crocodile-skin strap, lined with black calfskin and black over-stitching
Five-row metal bracelet combining polished and brushed finish
Folding steel clasp with push-buttons
Satin and polished finish
Automatic caliber ML164
Vibration: 28,800 vibrations per hour, 4 Hz
Power reserve: 40 hours
Adjustments: 3 positions when fully wound and after 24 hours.
Decoration: Rhodium, Perlage (circular graining), Côte de Genève (straight stripes) gold-plated (2N) rotor with Côte de Genève (straight stripes)
Hours (12h/24h), minutes and seconds indicated by central hands
Date indicated by hand at 6 o’clock
AM/PM at 9 o’clock, indicated by hand