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A Fine Quality Deck Chronometer By Ulysse Nardin Circa 1937.

  • Maker: Ulysee Nardin founded in 1846 making pocket chronometers.
  • Date: 1937
  • Height: 127mm Width: 127mm Depth: 80mm
  • Price: £3,950

 

Overview

A Fine quality mahogany cased deck chronometer by Ulysse Nardin, Le Locle & Genève, No. 3018, circa 1937.

Case

The brass-bound three-tier mahogany case with brass maker's label to the top and numbered to the front, original velvet lined, nickel plated hinges and original hand set key, all in excellent original condition.

Dial

The 2¾" silvered and engraved dial with Roman chapters, blued steel spade hands, 56-hour power reserve indicator below the XII, signed to the centre 'ULYSSE NARDIN LOCLE & GENÈVE', with seconds subsidary and numbered in red '3018' within the circle.

Movement

The fully serviced 56 hour three-quarter plate gilt movement with maker's mark and No. 3018, with Earnshaw's spring detent escapement, compensated cut bi-metallic balance, with Breuget blued steel spring and regulator, fully jewelled to the centre arbor. Cased within a polished brass bowl, with screwed bevelled glass front cover and hand nut at the rear for winding.

Hands

Blued steel hands.

An excellent item by the eminent Swiss makers, most probably made for a luxury yacht, fully serviced and rated to the highest standard by our horologist who is a Fellow of the British Horological Institute and recipient of the 1977 Worshipful Clockmakers Company bronze medal.


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