The Ralph Lauren Sporting Chronograph Black Ceramic introduces the high tech material into the collection for the first time in the form of ceramic zirconia, typically used in demanding applications such as jet engine components. The nearly scratchproof case and bracelet are light weight and comfortable. This piece is available in 39mm and 45mm sizes.
Behind the silky matte exterior and visible through the sapphire crystal caseback is a Jaeger-LeCoultre manufacture movement made for Ralph Lauren and bearing the caliber designation RL750. The movement consists of 261 components and beats at 28,800 vph with a power reserve of 48 hours. The center chronograph hand measures elapsed seconds, with a 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock and a 12-hour counter at 9 o’clock. The date is located at 6 o’clock.
The Ralph Lauren Sporting Chronograph Black Ceramic is priced at $5500 in the smaller size and $6400 in the larger size.
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MOVEMENT: Mechanical self-winding
Manufacture movement, made by Jaeger-LeCoultre for Ralph Lauren
Frequency: 28 800 vibrations/hour (4 Hz)
Power reserve: ~ 48 hours
Décor: Vertical Côtes de Genève and Perlage (circular graining)
FUNCTIONS: Hours, minutes, seconds subdial at 6 o’clock
Chronograph function: Center chronograph hand measures elapsed seconds,
30-minute counter at 3 o’clock, 12-hour counter at 9 o’clock
Date at 6 o’clock
CASE: Black matte ceramic
Diameter: 44.80 mm; Opening: 35.00 mm; Thickness: 12.20 mm
Convex sapphire crystal, external and internal colorless anti-reflective treatment
Tinted smoky black sapphire crystal back secured with 6 screws
Water resistance: 5 bar (~50 m)
Crown: Black matte ceramic with RL initials logo
DIAL: Black, matte varnished
White luminescent substance Roman numerals, printed
White minute track, printed
White tachymeter scale, printed
HANDS: Hour, minute: Sword-shaped hands; Shiny black oxidized with white luminescent substance
Subdial: Sword-shaped hands; Shiny white varnished
Center chronograph: Baton hand; Shiny red
BRACELET: Black matte ceramic, with 3 rows, adjustable links
CLASP: Stainless steel with black PVD finish 3-part fold-over clasp
Cover with polished RL logo
Twin security push buttons
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