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Pre Baselworld 2015: Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer Manufacture Ladies

by Nick Gould on February 4, 2015

Ulysse Nardin has released two  new  models of their Marine Chronometer in two different variations targeting the lady collector.  These pieces have a  touch of flair with the addition of a diamond bezel.

1183-126B_430

The blue numeral  version of Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer Manufacture Ladies

A stunning timepiece comprising of feminine features and state-of-the-art technology.  Delicate in appearance, with its mother-of-pearl dial, pastel Roman numerals and fluted bezel adorned with diamonds, it is also vigorous in function.

The design of these watches is based on chronometers which were highly precise clocks for ships, where the running seconds were located at 6 o’clock and the power reserve indicator at the 12 o’clock position.   Hence the name Marine Chronometer.

1183-126B_470

The pink numeral version with matching white alligator strap and contrast stitching

Powered by the groundbreaking Ulysse Nardin 118 caliber, known for its DIAMonSIL escapement and silicon balance spring, and bearing all the hallmarks of the finest marine instruments, the ladies’ Marine Chronometer Manufacture offers women a wristwatch that is equal part jewelry, equal part extraordinary.

We think these pieces look very sporty but with a dash of elegance added by the diamond bezel.

Specifications from Press Release

Ref. 1183-126B/430 Blue & Ref. 1183-126B/470 Pink
Movement: Caliber UN-118, 13 ¾‘’’ In-house designed movement Escapement, patented DIAMonSIL Oscillator: patented inertial balance wheel I 10 with silicium hairspring 50 jewels
Power-Reserve: Approximately 60 hours
Winding: Self-winding
Functions : Chronometer COSC certified with power reserve indicator at 12 o’clock Small direct seconds and round date window at 6 o’clock Forward and backward date corrector
Case: Stainless steel
Crown: Screw-down security crown covered with rubber
Diameter:  43 mm

Dial: Mother-of-Pearl with blue or rose indexes
Diamonds :120 diamonds, 1.30ct
Water-Resistance: 100 m
Crystal: Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
Case-Back: Sapphire crystal caseback
Strap: Leather strap stitched in pastel with deployant clasp

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