ULYSSE NARDIN. A RARE LIMITED EDITION 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC ASTRONOMICAL WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELET
ULYSSE NARDIN. A RARE LIMITED EDITION 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC ASTRONOMICAL WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELET

SIGNED ULYSSE NARDIN, MODEL "PLANETARIUM COPERNICUS", REF. 801-22, NO 024, CIRCA 1990

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ULYSSE NARDIN. A RARE LIMITED EDITION 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC ASTRONOMICAL WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELET
Signed Ulysse Nardin, model "Planetarium Copernicus", Ref. 801-22, No 024, circa 1990
With highly decorative engraved lever movement, inner blued steel dial with individual cut rings representing the positions of Mars, Venus, Mercury, Saturnus and Jupiter, fixed ring showing the position of the Earth with the moon rotating around it, outer gilt ring indicating the signs of the Zodiac and the corresponding months, circular case with engraved Roman numerals to the bezel, crystal with web-like design indicating the positions of the planets in relation to the Earth, hooded lugs, sapphire crystal display back, case, dial and movement signed, with 18k gold Ulysse Nardin bracelet and deployant clasp
40mm diam.

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Ulysse Nardin introduced the "Planetarium Copernicus" in 1988. This unusual wristwatch allows for the reading of the position of the planets in relation to both the Sun and the Earth, combining the theories of both Ptolemy and Copernicus.

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