ULYSSE NARDIN. A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC ASTRONOMICAL WRISTWATCH

Lot №: 65895
Estimate: $12,254 - 18,058
30 November 2005
Sold price
$27,861
Hong Kong

Description

ULYSSE NARDIN. A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC ASTRONOMICAL WRISTWATCHSigned Ulysse Nardin, Model Tellurium Johannes Kepler, No. 35, Ref. 871-99, circa 1992With finely engraved gilt-finished jewelled lever movement, engraved and pierced nickel-finished rotor, the blue dial with outer ring with dragon head and tail pointers indicating month and sign of the zodiac, luminous hands indicating time, the rotating centre cloisonné enamel disc depicting the earth seen from above the North Pole with outer gilt ring with Arabic numerals for second time zone, the moon rotating around the earth, a flexible spring bending from the Tropic of Cancer to the Tropic of Capricorn to reveal the part of the earth lit by the sun and to indicate the time and place of sunrise and sunset, the heavy circular case with inlaid blue enamel Roman and Arabic numerals, fluted lugs, glazed display snap on back, together with an 18k gold Ulysse Nardin buckle, case, dial and movement signed43 mm. diam.
Brand: ULYSSE NARDIN