Turn a New Leaf: Maurice Lacroix Roue Carrée Seconde

Posted on February 23, 2011

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The MasterpieceRoue Carrée Seconde—an unprecedentedfusion of technology and talent—encapsulates the philosophy of MauriceLacroix and its Masterpiece collection.

The thing about luxury watches or designer timepieces is that regardless of how esteemed or branded they are, sooner or later, one masterpiece starts looking “unique and special” as all the other masterpieces (oh look round face, oh look cotes de geneve)- I’m not saying it’s bad, I’m just saying that it gets repetitive. Then, every now and then, an independent watch brand starts to find its own feet and last friday, I found a refreshing take in Maurice Lacroix’s Masterpiece Roue Carrée Seconde.

Turn a new leaf: Roue Carrée Seconde

Mechanical watchmaking received a wake up call when the 35 year old upstart indie name developed a square wheel mechanism. A fresh angle on marking time, all attention moves away from the usual open heart balance wheel or tourbillon but instead, the haute horologers at Lacroix have decided to draw your attention to the multitude of seconds that pass us by. Read more at Augustman.com

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