16 May 2011
Ulysse Nardin. An unusual and attractive 18k gold chronograph wristwatch with black lacquer dial, Breguet numerals and hooded lugs
Signed Ulysse Nardin, Locle, Suisse, movement no. 125'002, case no. 626'483, manufactured in 1944
Cal 14''' nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, black lacquer dial, gilt Breguet numerals, outer gilt five minute division, two subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 30 minutes register, large circular case, snap on back, unusual fluted hooded lugs, 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, the present watch was manufactured in 1944.
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