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    Sale 1357

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    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 6

    Ulysse Nardin. A fine 18K gold automatic perpetual calendar astronomical wristwatch

    SIGNED ULYSSE NARDIN, ASTROLABIUM GALILEO GALILEI, NO. 008, REF. 901-21, CIRCA 1995

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    Ulysse Nardin. A fine 18K gold automatic perpetual calendar astronomical wristwatch
    Signed Ulysse Nardin, Astrolabium Galileo Galilei, No. 008, Ref. 901-21, circa 1995
    Gilt-finished lever movement, 33 jewels, two-tone silvered and blue dial with analogical and perpetual representation of the Gregorian calendar, solar hand indicating solar hour, sunrise, sunset, dawn and dusk, indication for month, day, zodiac sign, location of the sun, equinox and solstice, cardinal points and temporal hours, moon hand indication of the rise and fall of the moon, moon phase, lunar position, gilt dragon hand indicating solar and lunar eclipses, circular case, bezel with inlaid black enamel Roman numerals and Arabic 24 hours indication, back secured by four screws, hooded lugs, 18K gold Ulysse Nardin buckle, case and movement signed
    40 mm. diam.


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    With Ulysse Nardin instruction manual, firm's and model's history and wooden presentation box.

    The model is illustrated in Armbanduhren - 100 Jahre Entwicklungsgeschichte by Kahlert, Mühe, Brunner, fifth edition, p. 430, pl. 1476.