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 unusual concave bezel.
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 silver dial with conical 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 keeping extremely accurate time.
For the finishing touch it has been equipped it with a brand new 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 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 . 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.: 569,143
Functions: Hours, Minutes, Subsidiary Seconds
Designed for: Men
Case material: Gold plated
Case markings (inside): Ulysse Nardin, New York
Case condition: Mint - the plating appears to have been redone
Dimensions: 33.5mm wide (excluding crown - 35.4mm including it) by 42.2mm long lug tip to tip
Hands: Original, gold, "lances"
Movement markings: Ulysse Nardin Chronometer Corp. Swiss, Seventeen Jewels, Adjusted to Temperature, 569,143
Jewels: 17 rubies
Band: Leather, remborde, 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 keeping extremely accurate time. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.