1950's Ulysse Nardin Vintage Chronometer Mens Midsize Dress Watch, Beautiful Case - 14K Gold

Ulysse Nardin

Item No. 5653

We are pleased to offer this uncommon and beautiful Ulysse Nardin chronometer wristwatch, a very distinctive example of one of their vintage watches made for the U.S. market. It is one of our favorite dress watch styles, the knot lug design.

Adding to its interest and drama is its original two-tone silver crosshair dial.

Its 14K gold case is near mint. Its quadrant dial dial is untouched. And its very precise handwound chronometer movement adjusted for temperatures is clean.

Note that we have thoroughly cleaned the case since the photos, but we left the it unpolished - if you would like it lightly polished let us know.

Our watchmaker has freshly serviced it, and for the finishing touch we have installed a new crocodile strap.

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 American market
  • Year built: c. 1950's
  • Serial no.: 545,793
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Subsidiary Seconds
  • Designed for: Men
  • Dimensions: 29.5mm wide (excluding crown) by 37mm long lug tip to tip
  • Case material: 14K gold
  • Case markings (inside): UN, A07194
  • Case condition: Near mint with light wear
  • Hands: Original, gold, batons
  • Movement markings:  Ulysse Nardin Chronometer Co. Swiss, Seventeen Jewels, Adjusted to Temperature, 545793
  • Jewels: 17 rubies
  • Band: Crocodile, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn
  • Width between lugs: 16mm
  • Crystal type: Acrylic, excellent condition. Please inquire if you would like a mineral crystal installed.
  • Serviced: Yes, freshly cleaned and oiled.
  • Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system. 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 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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