Lot 113
  • 113

Ulysse Nardin, Le Locle

1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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  • silver
  • diameter 53 mm
• nickel lever movement, compensation balance, chronograph mechanism visible on the back plate, precision regulation • signed silver cuvette • white enamel dial, arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 60-minutes, blued steel hands • plain silver case, chronograph stop/start button in the pendant with rectangular button in the band for split seconds • case and movement signed, inside case back numbered 380867


Movement in going order. Case light scuffs throughout, needs cleaning. Dial 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."

Catalogue Note

The Ulysse Nardin Company was founded in 1846 in Le Locle, Switzerland. Historically they are best known for their production of marine chronometers. In 1975 the Neuchatel Observatory released it last official publication on the performance of chronometers covering the period of 1846 to 1975. According to this report Ulysse Nardin obtained 4324 certificates for mechanical marine chronometers out of a total of 4504 awarded.