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  • Manufacturer: Ulysse Nardin
    Year: Circa 1940’s
    Movement No: 27’167
    Case No: 387’902
    Material: Stainless steel
    Calibre: Manual, jeweled
    Bracelet/Strap: Leather
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless steel pin buckle
    Dimensions: 37mm Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement

  • Catalogue Essay

    During the midst of the 1940’s, various manufacturers were enthralled to create the best chronograph wristwatch. Ulysse Nardin, having developed its prestige reputation in the industry since the beginning of the 20th century for its precise chronometer wristwatches, Ulysse Nardin was indeed one of the major manufacturers that was actively manufacturing chronograph wristwatches in the era.

    The present chronograph wristwatch from the 1940’s epitomizes the iconic case design and its symmetrical dial layout. With an enhanced attractive appeal, the present example ticks most boxes that one would seek for in a chronograph wristwatch. Featuring a desirable gilt tri-tone dial with black and shades of grey and further fitted with a pulsation meter scale.

  • 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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A fine and attractive stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with tri-tone gilt dial and pulsation meter scale

Circa 1940’s
37mm Diameter
Case, dial and movement

Estimate
HK$120,000 - 200,000 
€13,700-22,800
$15,400-25,600

Sold for HK$125,000

Contact Specialist
Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
[email protected]
+852 2318 2030

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: NINE

Hong Kong Auction 25-26 November 2019