Baselworld 2012 Preview: Maurice Lacroix – Masterpiece roue Carrée Seconde Or Rose

The wheel can be whatever you want it to be.
MAURICE LACROIX – Masterpiece Roue Carrée Seconde Or Rose

In 2010, Maurice Lacroix revolutionised the mechanics of time with the invention of a square gear wheel, the first in watchmaking history. The now famous Masterpiece was greeted with acclaim.  In 2012 the line continues with a model of the utmost refinement that will be presented at 2012 Baselworld fair trade. Crafted in pink gold, this new luxury timepiece rests on a dark brown, almost black movement plate.

This contrast further accentuates the hypnotic effect of its angular rotation, together with the geometric interlacing of straight lines and curves. Small seconds come to life before the eyes as the openwork square wheel rhythmically follows its course. Dedicated to excellence, this new timepiece embodies the spirit of a collection that brings together engineering and aesthetic to train the spotlight on an exclusive mechanical
display. 88-piece limited series.