Sunday, January 15, 2006

The "Vintage Serie"
Ulysse Nardin San Marco

Chronometer San Marco, "Hour Striker". Made in the 1990s. Hour-repeating, self-winding, water-resistant, platinum gentleman's wristwatch with striking hours and a platinum Ulysse Nardin buckle. Three-body case, solid, polished, case back with 6 screws, engraved with the Lion of San Marco and signature, concave bezel, fluted lugs, blue enameled winding-crown with the initials U.N., sapphire crystal, push-buttons at 2 for the silent or strike function, repeating button at 4. Translucent blue enamel dial with applied radial white gold Roman numerals and indexes, silent or strike indicator at 3. White gold "feuille" hands. Movement: Caliber 11 1/2''', rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 41 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring. Diameter 40 mm. Thickness 14 mm.

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