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    Sale 1413

    Rare Watches Including Important Private Collections

    16 May 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 159

    Ulysse Nardin. A fine 18K pink gold carrousel tourbillon wristwatch with dual direct escapement, Warranty and box

    SIGNED ULYSSE NARDIN, FREAK CRUISER MODEL, REF. 2056-131, NO. 105, CIRCA 2011

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    Ulysse Nardin. A fine 18K pink gold carrousel tourbillon wristwatch with dual direct escapement, Warranty and box
    Signed Ulysse Nardin, Freak Cruiser model, ref. 2056-131, no. 105, circa 2011
    Cal. UN-205 mechanical movement, 19 jewels, carrousel tourbillon regulator, black matte dial, Arabic numerals on crystal track, minute hand doubling as movement bridge with escapement wheel and gear train, large circular case, bidirectional revolving bezel for setting the time, unidirectional rotating glazed display back for winding, 18K pink gold Ulysse Nardin deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    45 mm. diam.


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    With Ulysse Nardin undated and unstamped International Warranty, product literature, two blue leather documents holders, fitted wooden presentation box and outer packaging.

    In excellent, almost new condition, this pink gold Freak Cruiser tourbillon is No. 105 of the model. The Freak Cruiser incorporates the entirely in-house made UN-205 manually wound movement. It has seven days of power reserve, the winding by means of turning the back and hand-setting by turning the bezel eliminates the need for a winding crown. The centrally placed visible tourbillon ingeniously uses an anchor-form wheel bridge as the minute hand. Dual silicon escapements complete this fascinating timepiece.

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