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915
Ulysse Nardin
A UNIQUE SET OF THIRTEEN PINK GOLD AUTOMATIC SWEEP SECONDS WRISTWATCHES WITH CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL DIALS CIRCA 1996 150TH ANNIVERSARY SAN MARCO BOAT SERIES NO 1/1, EXCLUSIVE FOR THAILAND
Estimate
660,000880,000
LOT SOLD. 956,000 HKD (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
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915
Ulysse Nardin
A UNIQUE SET OF THIRTEEN PINK GOLD AUTOMATIC SWEEP SECONDS WRISTWATCHES WITH CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL DIALS CIRCA 1996 150TH ANNIVERSARY SAN MARCO BOAT SERIES NO 1/1, EXCLUSIVE FOR THAILAND
Estimate
660,000880,000
LOT SOLD. 956,000 HKD (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
JUMP TO LOT

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Ulysse Nardin
A UNIQUE SET OF THIRTEEN PINK GOLD AUTOMATIC SWEEP SECONDS WRISTWATCHES WITH CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL DIALS CIRCA 1996 150TH ANNIVERSARY SAN MARCO BOAT SERIES NO 1/1, EXCLUSIVE FOR THAILAND

* each with cal. Ulysse Nardin 13, 21 jewels, mono-metallic balance * 12 watches with polychrome cloisonné enamel scene at the center of the dial depicting historical boat, outer chapter ring with applied gold indexes and Roman numerals at 3 and 9 o'clock; 1 watch with full polychrome cloisonné enamel dial, feuille hands, sweep center seconds * each with an 18k pink gold circular case, stepped lugs and factory engraved back secured by 4 screws * cases, dials and movements signed * each with an 18k pink gold UN buckle


each: diameter 37 mm
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Catalogue Note

Accompanied by 9 Certificates of Origin and 9 C.O.S.C. certificates. Further accompanied by a presentation box with an outer card box.

The 13 famous boats depicted in the unique Anniversary Collection are as follows:

1.)     Cutty Sark – one of the fastest English clippers of the 19th century to transport tea from China to England.

2.)     Amerigo Vespucci – built in 1930, this full-rigged frigate serves as a training vessel for the Italian Navy today.

3.)     Gorch Fock – German school sailing boat launched in 1958 in Hamburg, it is now used by the German Navy for training.

4.)     Mayflower – the ship that brought the English puritan pilgrims in 1620 to settle in the New World in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

5.)     Santa Maria – Christopher Columbus' flagship during his historic voyage to the Americas in 1492.

6.)     Santa Catarina – Portuguese galleon considered the world's most prestigious floating fortress, with 140 canons ready in defense of the port of Lisbon.

7.)     USS Constitution – built in 1797 and known as "Old Ironsides", employing 18th century state-of-the-art technology, it is the oldest warship still afloat in the world today.

8.)     H.M.S. Victory – the flagship of Admiral Nelson during the battle of Trafalgar, built in 1979 this ship is the oldest in the Royal Navy.

9.)     H.M.S. Bounty – the galleon was built in 1787 leaving England for Tahiti and is the scene of the infamous "Mutiny on the Bounty".

10.) La Boudeuse – Louis Antoine de Bougainville circumnavigated the world on this frigate in 1766, becoming the first French officer to complete the trip. 

11.) Soleil Royal – this French battleship outmaneuvered the allied English-Dutch navy in the epic battle at Beachy Head, England in 1690. 

12.) Ulysse – to mark its 150th anniversary in Switzerland, Ulysse Nardin anchored the three-mast schooner in 1996 in the river Rhine in the heart of Basel. 

13.) Endeavour – In 1798, the legendary Captain James Cook set sail for the South Pacific and discovered the spectacular Great Barrier Reef and the coastline of Australia.          

 

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