Lot 215
  • 215

Ulysse Nardin

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 CHF
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Description

  • AN 18K YELLOW GOLD AUTOMATIC ASTRONOMIC BRACELET WRISTWATCH CIRCA 1989 ASTROLABIUM GALILEO GALILEI
  • yellow gold
  • diameter 40 mm
• cal. UN-97 automatic jewelled yellow gold movement • gray and silver dial, off-centre gold disk with division for the 12 signs of the Zodiac, overlapping rings representing the following: equinoctial time, local time, months, signs of the zodiac, elevation and azimuth of the sun and the moon on the planisphere, diurnal and nocturnal hours, moon phases, aspect of the sun and the moon in relation to each other • bezel with engraved Roman numerals, sapphire crystal display case back secured by 4 screws • case, dial and movement signed • 18k yellow gold Ulysse Nardin bracelet and buckle • certificate, guarantee, spare links, winding presentation case

Condition

The movement is running while cataloguing and all function appear fully operational however it may require a service in the near future in order to be well preserved. The dial is in good condition with no visible imperfection. The case is in good condition with only a light scuff to the left side band, it has most probably been re-polished. The bracelet is in good condition with a few light scuffs. Overall this watch is in good condition.
"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."