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The Maurice de Mauriac Modern Automatic

Maurice de Mauriac has just introduced a 3-hand version of their popular Chronograph Modern. It has applied Arabic numeral hour markers that go from (05 to 60), just like on the chronograph - a distinctive dial design made popular by World War II pilot watches. Functions include hours, minutes, central seconds and day/date at 3 o'clock. Available in 42 mm or 45 mm satin finished stainless steel cases, with flat or domed sapphire crystal (with double anti-glare treatment). Shown with textile strap. The movement is a self-winding chronometer grade ETA 2836-2 that is visible through a clear caseback.

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Jason Pitsch

Maurice de Mauriac Zurich Chronograph Modern on Nato Hands-On

Jason Pitsch

This is the Maurice de Mauriac Zurich Chronograph Modern in a 42 mm x 14 mm satin brushed finish titanium case. We previously reviewed a 45 mm diameter black DLC (Diamond Like Carbon) case variant here. The majority of Maurice de Mauriac timepieces come with beautiful satin brushed cases which are - both harder to finish than a typical brushed finish and easier to scratch. Nevertheless, I highly recommend the satin finish as it looks great even with scratches.

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Atelier Maurice de Mauriac Zurich

During my last trip to Switzerland, I visited my favorite Zurich watch boutique, Maurice de Mauriac. Founded by Daniel Dreifuss over a decade ago, Maurice de Mauriac is a watchmaker, which operates out of a combined atelier (assembly workshop) and retail store. This unconventional format, offers customers a unique bespoke purchase experience.

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Prototype: Maurice de Mauriac 300 M Dive Chronograph

While in Switzerland attending Baselworld last week, I was able to preview a number of very cool prototype wristwatches. Unfortunately, as of right now, I am only able communicate about one - the Maurice de Mauriac 300 M Diver. Shown above in a 45 mm stainless steel case coated with black PVD, the Mauriac 300 M Diver is powered by a top grade Valjoux 7750. It features locking pushers, screwed-in crown and screwed-in caseback for water-resistance of 300 meters. It will be available for purchase in the near future - in a variety of materials, finishes and dial designs. Like all Maurice de Mauriac pieces, it is all Swiss, assembled and precision adjusted in Zurich, Switzerland. Editor's Note: This is a "prototype" - not available for sale - it will eventually meet the minimum ISO 6425 standards that require

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Exclusive: Maurice de Mauriac Chrono Modern DLC

During a recent visit to the Maurice de Maurice, Zurich based boutique, workshop and headquarters, I was so impressed by the styling, value and quality of Maurice de Mauriac timepieces, that I had to have one. So, I ordered one, with my exact dial, bezel, case and strap preferences. Two weeks later, my watch arrived at my house in Denver, Colorado.

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Feature: Maurice de Mauriac Customized Swiss Timepieces

Maurice de Mauriac Storefront in Zurich Financial District During my annual trip to Switzerland, to attend the Baselworld show, I like to visit some of the important Swiss watchmakers who do not exhibit in Basel. I started doing this last year, when I toured the renowned Vallée de Joux manufacture Audemars Piguet, in Le Brassus. This year I actually setup two separate watchmaker trips, one to another famous Vallée de Joux manufacture, Jaeger-LeCoultre, in La Sentier (photos coming soon). The other, to Zurich's only watchmaker - Maurice de Mauriac.

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