29 November 2007
ULYSSE NARDIN. A FINE 18K GOLD OPENFACE SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH KEYLESS LEVER POCKET WATCH
SIGNED ULYSSE NARDIN, LOCLE, NO. 201181, CIRCA 1910
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, bi-metallic compensation balance with swan-neck micrometer regulation, under gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Breguet numerals, outer five minute divisions, blued steel spade hands, two subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in engine-turned case, split seconds chronograph mechanism operated by buttons in the crown and band, case, dial and movement signed and numbered
51 mm. diam.
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