Ulysse Nardin - Hong Kong Watch Auction: THREE Hong Kong Monday, November 28, 2016 | Phillips
  • Manufacturer: Ulysse Nardin
    Year: Circa 2004
    Reference No: 660/88
    Case No: 003
    Model Name: Sonata Cathedral Dual Time
    Material: 18k white gold
    Calibre: Automatic, UN-67, 109 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Black Ulysse Nardin crocodile leather strap
    Clasp/Buckle: 18k white gold Ulysse Nardin folding deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 42 mm. diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: With Ulysse Nardin Certificate dated 10 December 2004.

  • Catalogue Essay

    The Sonata collection by Ulysse Nardin was introduced to the market in 2003 after 7 years of research and development. The present Sonata Cathedral Dual Time wristwatch features a crisp novel alarm with countdown indicator, which can be set up to 24 hours in advance. The watch is further highlighted with a patented dual time mechanism with instant time zone correctors, which allows the wearer to adjust the time zones simply by pressing the two buttons in the band in one-hour increments.

  • Artist Biography

    Ulysse Nardin

    Swiss • 1846

    Founded in 1846 in Le Locle, Switzerland, Ulysse Nardin is a widely acclaimed Swiss watch manufacturer that earned recognition for its precision chronometers during the early to mid-twentieth century. Ulysse Nardin himself was a trained watchmaker under the guidance of his father, Leonard-Frederic Nardin, as well as master watchmakers Frederic William Dubois and Louis Jean Richard-dit-Bressel. Collectors in particular seek this brand's oversized vintage chronograph wristwatches, including the reference 7536-2.

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Ref. 660/88
A fine and unusual white gold dual time wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, 24 hours, musical alarm and countdown indicator

Circa 2004
42 mm. diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

HK$120,000 - 180,000 

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