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Maurice de Mauriac: Different Times, Different Fortunes

We love what we do: mechanical watches. When Daniel was still a banker in New York, life was extremely fast-paced. As the saying goes ‘Time is money’. Then, the financial system crashed.


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made by Zurich

City—country—closeness:The Vallée de Joux, a secluded high valley in the Swiss Jura, is referred to as the valley of the watches and has a counterpart in Zurich: the house with…


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Atelier Maurice de Mauriac

Before one enters the Maurice de Mauriac atelier, watches are just watches. Afterwards, however, they are so much more: time-catchers, orchestrators of time, users of time and wasters of time. Maurice de Mauriac watches have a temperature, a scent, are vibrantly tactile


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Dogma straps – the end of exhibitionism

Those who break with the dogmas in the watch industry are allowed to characterise the result of their efforts “dogma”. The most recent watch strap created by Mauriac de Mauriac, the Zurich based watch brand with the most expertise when it


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A man hears red

A man of colours, a family man, a man of watchmaking: “I can’t do more than 50 things at once”, Daniel Dreifuss apologises, and then goes on in the next…


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Don’t tell me any tall tales about horses. But it’s a true tale!

A short story about Shell Cordovan leather. While the statement ‘everything rare is valuable’ doesn’t always hold, in the case of Shell Cordovan leather, it does. Every horse skin has…


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Ready for every occasion: the ties that bind

Watchstraps hold watch and wearer together: If one believes the words of those who are able to lose themselves in mechanical timepieces, then these watches have a soul. If they…


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A Watch for the Submerge: L2

Very few people have ever had the chance to actually look at a diving watch 300 meters below the surface. And in the case of the L2, one would truly love to have the opportunity to savour it while floating weightless in the absolute silence of the deep blue depths.


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Bronze-Watches are alive

The play of colours present in the patina is what makes the metal bronze so extremely attractive for Maurice de Mauriac watches. Bronze watches take an active role in the lives of their wearers and show their true colour.The interplay of colours moves between gold, brown, black and greenish-blue.


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