12 December 2008
ULYSSE NARDIN. A FINE AND RARE PLATINUM AUTOMATIC HOUR STRIKING CLOCK WATCH WITH AUTOMATON JACQUEMARTS AND ENAMEL DIAL
SIGNED ULYSSE NARDIN, SAN MARCO SONNERIE EN PASSANT, NO. 00, REF. 769-20, CIRCA 1996
Nickel-finished lever movement, repeating and striking on one gong activated by a button in the band at 4 o'clock, blue guilloché enamel dial, applied Roman and baton numerals, applied jacquemart simulates striking of hours and half hours, sector for strike/silent function indicated by an hourglass and dot activated by a button in the band at 2 o'clock, large circular water-resistant-type case, stepped bezel, back secured by four screws depicting the lion of San Marco in relief, case, dial and movement signed, platinum Ulysse Nardin deployant buckle
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Accompanied by a Ulysse Nardin cardboard slipcase, wood presentation box and certificate.
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