Lot 138
  • 138

Ulysse Nardin

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Description

  • AN 18K YELLOW GOLD CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH REGISTER AND TACHOMETERCIRCA 1940
  • diameter 37 mm
• manual winding nickel lever movement • silvered dial, applied Roman numerals, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30-minute register, outer scale calibrated for tachometer • circular case, lozenge-form chronograph pushers, sculpted hooded lugs, snap back • case, dial and movement signed

Condition

The movement is running and the chronograph is functioning at the time of cataloguing, however it may require service soon. The printing appears original and is in hard enamel. There is some light spotting throughout to the dial, visible beneath magnification. There is a slight indentation to the band at 5 o'clock. The case is polished and shows scuffs from moderate wear, and the case back is moderately thin. The movement is numbered 122061 and the case is 605472. The strap of this watch contains endangered species; please see Important Notices for further information.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping.

Important Notice regarding importation into the United States of Rolex watches
Sotheby's cannot arrange for the delivery of Rolex watches to the United States because U.S. laws restricts the import of Rolex watches. The buyer or a designated agent may collect the property in the country of sale."