1950's Ulysse Nardin Vintage Chronometer Mens Dress Watch, Beautiful Case - 18K Gold Plated

Ulysse Nardin

Item No. 8483

Today's offering showcases this classic and elegant mens Ulysse Nardin chronometer watch. Wonderfully styled, it features an original signed UN case with pleasing "Bugs Bunny" lugs and strong black dial.

It's a distinctive example of one of their vintage watches made for the U.S. market.

It is fully Ulysse Nardin and has just finished a true expertly done restoration. It presents in gorgeous restored condition.

Its 18K gold plated case presents as mint. Its classic vintage styled matte black dial with half-spherical gold markers has been meticulously restored - its printing could pass as UN factory done to the naked eye.

And its handwound chronometer movement, which is very clean, has just been overhauled by a Master Watchmaker. It is running very strong and true, keeping time on par with a new Ulysse Nardin chronometer in our testing position.

For the finishing touch it has been equipped with a brand new calfskin leather strap making it ready for immediate enjoyment.

Included with the purchase is a one-year warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate attesting to its performance.

Ulysse Nardin:
Ulysse Nardin is best known for creating chronometers, extremely accurate time keeping instruments often used by ship's captains to plot and follow the correct course while at sea. By employing sextants and chronometers, a captain could track the changes in his course over time and determine the exact location of his ship and Nardin's marine chronometers were among the most reliable and sought after.

  • Manufacturer: Ulysse Nardin
  • Country of origin: Switzerland, made for the U.S. market
  • Year built: c. 1950's
  • Serial no.: 4,801,616
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Subsidiary Seconds
  • Designed for: Men
  • Case material: Gold plated
  • Case markings (inside): Ulysse Nardin, New York, 363327
  • Case condition: Mint - the plating may have been redone
  • Dimensions: 33mm wide (excluding crown - 35mm including it) by 41.5mm long lug tip to tip
  • Hands: Original, gold, "lances"
  • Movement markings:  Ulysse Nardin Chronometer Co. Swiss, Seventeen 17 Jewels, Adjusted to Temperature, 4,801,616
  • Jewels: 17 rubies
  • Band: Calfskin leather, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn, longer size to accommodate a variety of wrist sizes. If you have a smaller wrist and would like a shorter band, please inquire. We also stock lizard and a variety of others straps in various prints, skins, and colors. Please ask us if you're interested.
  • Width between lugs: 18mm
  • Crystal type: Acrylic, excellent condition
  • Serviced: Yes, overhauled by a Master Watchmaker as part of the restoration. It is very clean.
  • Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system. It is running very strong and true, keeping time on par with a new Ulysse Nardin chronometer in our testing position. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
  • Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details.
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
  • Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our client's expectations throughout the buying experience.

All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail, and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier. International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.

The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed to be waterproof.

To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide


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