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A Watch to 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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Your watch for every second

Today we would like to tell the story of Thomas Lüthi, photographer, pilot, firefighter and our customer. It touched us deeply and showed us how…

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Atelier Maurice de Mauriac

Wo Zeit Raum bekommt: Das Atelier von Maurice de Mauriac. Bevor man in das Atelier von Maurice de Mauriac kommt, sind Uhren noch Uhren. Danach sind…

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From footballer to watchmaker

When Stephan Lichtsteiner started his football career at FC Adligenswil in 1991 at the age of seven, he had to start small, like every football-loving…

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We open our vaults

That our watches are made by Zurich is not an empty advertising slogan. It is breathed reality. The city shapes us with its Swissness, its…

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Diving into the snow

When enthusiasm for one of our watches results in pictures like these, we are more than happy to show them. Here, an L2 has been…

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Die Watchbros in their new Pop-Up

For weeks the 67 Series II Landrover has been circling Zurich. It is something between a branded taxi, mobile pop-up store, and a local attraction…

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True luxury isn’t about contrived limitation

When friends of the family or clients are not around, the atelier in Tödistrasse can be a very quiet place. Enveloped by this silence, one…

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With the Land Rover from 1967

You open the door like a barn door, the seat could be that of a tractor, bare metal everywhere, no alters, nothing flashes. Now in…

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Lucky Number 13

One of my Maurice de Mauriac timepieces inspired one of the most surprising birthday gifts I ever had. A couple of friends noticed my Chrono…

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Lucky Number 13

Lucky 13! One of my Maurice de Mauriac timepieces inspired one of the most surprising birthday gifts I ever had. A couple of friends noticed…

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Watch Magic

If a magician in Zurich wants to see Swiss watches, he goes to the studio of the watch magicians - he comes to us. We…

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Beautiful Seasons

Pictures with happy customers and our watches from all over the world are a mirror of the 4 seasons. There is always someone who has…

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The magic of the full of moon

Every second of time holds an incredible power. What happens throughout the entire world in just one second is almost incomprehensible. Watching the second hand…

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Zurich Tips from Daniel

Daniel:   Museum Rietberg Extremely well situated – one minute from home – Rieterpark one of the most beautiful parks. It is an oasis for…

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Zurich Tips from Leo

Leo empfiehlt:   Rote Fabrik Cult location, red brick, amazing performances like Bob Marley, Red Hot Chili Peppers; in summer it’s a great place for…

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Zurich Tips from Massimo

Massimo recommends:   From Allmend to Uetliberg I like jogging outdoors – out in the hills and forest. To this end, going from Aallmend up…

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Growing up together!

One with electronic music, and the other with mechanical music.   Vincent Dubinsky and Leonard Dreifuss have grown up together. Both with music. Both measure…

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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…

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A major film event featuring a smaller, exclusive brand

  The SRF has been a faithful sponsor of Swiss film. On the 17th and 18th of December, the current SRF-funded TV event movie "Private…

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Portrait: Maurice de Mauriac ist ein ”we”-Business!

Als Sponsoren des forward Festivals in Zürich, dem Festival für Kreativität, Design und Kommunikation, hat man uns als Familie hinter der Marke Maurice de Mauriac…

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This is why our watches "made by Zurich"

Sometimes we are asked why Maurice de Mauriac is not "made in Switzerland", but "made by Zurich." Because Zurich stands for everything that makes Switzerland…

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Time to Lay Down a Few Beats about Pioneers

RUN D.M.C and Maurice de Mauriac pushing the boundaries   RUN D.M.C. was the first hip-hop group to go gold. That was back in 1984…

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Designbiennale Zurich

Design is an Economic Strength with Tremendous Power For this Reason We Have the Design Biennal Zurich In a world of excess, it is often…

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Atelier Maurice de Mauriac

Wo Zeit Raum bekommt: Das Atelier von Maurice de Mauriac. Bevor man in das Atelier von Maurice de Mauriac kommt, sind Uhren noch Uhren. Danach sind…

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Why Women Wear Large Watches

It’s a Question of Proportions Many have already tried to explain the trend of women wearing larger watches. Some of these arguments are historical, anatomical,…

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Love of leather

When you come visit us at the atelier and are looking to purchase a watch, make sure that you set aside a little extra time,…

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Rock Battaglia

Street-fighter, Life-warrior, Lover of Life Sporting a full beard, mirrored glasses, his punk style, punk attitude, tattoos and his walkie-talkie on his chest, Rock Battaglia…

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À Maurice

Maurice the watch-whisperer invites: There aren’t many people who know the souls of things, ...and even fewer can make these souls perceptible and tangible to others.…

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Zürich meets London

Oneness meets otherness: This is where traditions meet and bets placed as to which is older and more taditional. Two cities striving to find out which…

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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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Our Watches are Zurich.

Zurich is home to our family, friends, business partners, our atelier and a number of Maurice de Mauriac customers: While there are many Swiss watch manufactures, there…

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Diamonds watches

We receive pictures from around the world. This foto was sent by a proud owner of one of our diamonds watches. Thank you for the…

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When the going get’s tough, the tough push on through

One-piece or “pass-through” watch straps—as are they are sometimes referred to—have been around for quite some time. In 1965 they were thrust into the spotlight…

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Atelier Maurice de Mauriac

Wo Zeit Raum bekommt: Das Atelier von Maurice de Mauriac. Bevor man in das Atelier von Maurice de Mauriac kommt, sind Uhren noch Uhren. Danach sind…

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