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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 301

    Ulysse Nardin. A large and unusual stainless steel water-resistant aviator's wristwatch with indirect sweep centre seconds and black dial

    SIGNED ULYSSE NARDIN, LOCLE, MOVEMENT NO. 239136, CASE NO. 614126, MANUFACTURED IN 1943

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    Ulysse Nardin. A large and unusual stainless steel water-resistant aviator's wristwatch with indirect sweep centre seconds and black dial
    Signed Ulysse Nardin, Locle, movement no. 239136, case no. 614126, manufactured in 1943
    Cal. 12''' 264 Felsa nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the black dial with gilt printing, luminous Arabic and baton numerals, luminous hands, indirect sweep centre seconds, in large circular water-resistant-type case with screw back, case, dial and movement signed
    38 mm. diam.


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    According to the Archives of Ulysse Nardin, the present watch fitted with calibre 12''' 264 Felsa movement was sold on 1 February 1943. It is part of a small series of 288 examples of this model, the majority believed to have been sold to Eastern Europe.