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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 331

    Ulysse Nardin. A rare and unusual stainless steel military chronograph wristwatch with black dial

    SIGNED ULYSSE NARDIN, LOCLE SUISSE, MOVEMENT NO. 122'234, CASE NO. 608'765, MANUFACTURED IN 1942

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    Ulysse Nardin. A rare and unusual stainless steel military chronograph wristwatch with black dial
    Signed Ulysse Nardin, Locle Suisse, movement no. 122'234, case no. 608'765, manufactured in 1942
    Cal. 14''' nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the black dial with luminous Arabic numerals, luminous mercedes hands, outer five minute divisions, two engine-turned subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in large circular case with unusual trapezoid-shaped downturned lugs, snap on back, two rectangular chronograph buttons in the band, case, dial and movement signed
    37 mm. diam.


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    According to the Archives of Ulysse Nardin SA, the present watch was made in 1942 and is part of a series of only 144 examples.