29 November 2007
ULYSSE NARDIN. A RARE 18K WHITE GOLD AUTOMATIC TWO TIME ZONE WRISTWATCH WITH CENTRE SECONDS, MUSICAL ALARM AND COUNTDOWN INDICATOR
SIGNED ULYSSE NARDIN, NO. 22, MODEL "SONATA CATHEDRAL DUAL TIME", REF. 660-88, CIRCA 2003
Cal. UN-67 nickel-finished lever movement, 109 jewels, the silvered two-tone dial with applied dagger numerals, pierced blued steel hands with luminous tips, three engine-turned subsidiary dials indicating second time, alarm setting and countdown indication for alarm, pierced blued steel hands with luminous tips, double apertures for date, on/off indicator for alarm, in large circular water-resistant-type case with fluted downturned lugs, crown at 3 to wind/set time and alarm, crown at 9 to set date and on/off alarm indicator, time zone pusher at 4 and 8 to set hour hand, back secured by eight screws, together with an 18k white gold Ulysse Nardin deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
42 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by an Ulysse Nardin presentation box with outer packaging and blank Certificate.
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