This is the Maurice de Mauriac Zurich Chronograph Modern presented 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.

Maurice de Mauriac Chronograph Modern Titanium

The movement is a self-winding top grade (same as chronometer without certificate) Valjoux 7750 mechanical chronograph with circular graining on the mainplate and Geneva stripes on the bridges, rotor with Geneva stripes, 25-jewels, a frequency of 28,800 vph (4Hz), 42-hour power reserve, blued screws and ceramic ball bearings for faster winding.

Black dial with white luminous Arabic numerals, but instead of 12, 1, 2…the hour markers show a triangle at 12 o’clock and then 05, 10 up to 55 at 11 o’clock – a configuration that puts the focus on chronograph seconds (which use the central hand). The uncharacteristic markers create a highly distinctive dial, and the signature aesthetic that this Zurich, Switzerland-based brand is known for.

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Functions include hours, minutes, small seconds date, and chronograph (12-hour subdial, 30-minute subdial, and 60-second central seconds). Flat sapphire glass with double anti-reflective treatment. Locking crown and pushers. Titanium-sapphire crystal caseback. Water-resistance 100 meters. Nato strap (solid, striped, Hermes leather), also available on leather or textile strap. The retail price is $3,500.

Maurice de Mauriac Chronograph Modern

Maurice de Mauriac Chronograph Modern caseback

Maurice de Mauriac Chronograph Modern nato strap

Maurice de Mauriac wristshot in Colorado

Maurice de Mauriac Nato Straps

Maurice de Mauriac watch head on Nato straps

Maurice de Mauriac Chronograph Modern

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