One part of “Saabism” is the various Saab timekeeperstheir owners use on their wrists and in cockpits.
Exactly ten years ago – 2008, A collaboration between the Saab Design Team and Maurice de Mauriac created the perfect fusion of Swedish ingenuity and Swiss watch making expertise. The result was available exclusively at Saab Expressions – Saab Chronograph Modern, Ref:604151-99, Circa 2008.
Saab Expressions was a range of exciting high-quality products specifically designed to match Saab cars and Saabers lifestyle. The emphasis is on travel and active lifestyle, but you’ll also find a host of inspiring products for everything from work to family and kids.
Here is a brief description of this extraordinary collector’s example of Saab Chronometer Watch: 25-jewel ETA Cal.7750 automatic movement, matt black dial with Arabic numerals and outer minute track, black luminous filled leaf hands, day and date aperture at 3, subsidiary dials at 6, 9 and 12 for running seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour recording, brushed stainless steel case with screw down back, crown flanked by twin round chronograph pushers, dropped lugs with Maurice de Mauriac fitted black leather strap and steel buckle, together with fitted Maurice de Mauriac box, case, dial and movement signed 45mm.
At the time it appeared on the market this Saab Watch was pretty expensive – the Maurice de Mauriac Modern Chronograph- then, it cost $2500 USD or 1528.00 GBP! If you are interested, you probably can find this watch somewhere on auction sites.