The iconic design of the Masterpiece Square Wheel is patented and remains the only watch with a functional square wheel mechanism. It has since become synonymous with the progressive brand, Maurice Lacroix.
Throughout its history, retrograde indications have been a specialty of Maurice Lacroix. The spectacle of a hand moving with an arc-like trajectory towards its ultimate destination proves captivating. However, this is not the end of the visual theatre, on reaching the last indicated value, the lone hand jumps back to its starting point and recommences its journey.