12 May 2008
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.
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