15 May 2006
Ulysse Nardin. A fine 18K gold self-winding perpetual calendar astronomical wristwatch
Signed Ulysse Nardin, Astrolabium Galileo Galilei, No. 009, Ref. 901-21, movement no. 903009, circa 1995
With gilt-finished lever movement, 33 jewels, the two-tone silvered and blue dial with analogical and perpetual representation of the Gregorian calendar, solar hand indicating solar hour, sunrise, sunset, dawn and dusk, indication for month, day, zodiac sign, location of the sun, equinox and solstice, cardinal points and temporal hours, moon hand indication of the rise and fall of the moon, phases of the moon, lunar position, gilt dragon hand indicating solar and lunar eclipses, the circular case with inlaid black enamel Roman numerals and Arabic 24 hours indication to the bezel, the back secured by four screws, hooded lugs, 18K gold Ulysse Nardin buckle, case and movement signed
40 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by Ulysse Nardin instruction manual.
The model is illustrated in Armbanduhren - 100 Jahre Entwicklungsgeschichte by Kahlert, Mühe, Brunner, fifth edition, p. 430, pl. 1476.
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