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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Hong Kong, October 27, 2018

LOT 30

ULYSSE NARDIN SAN MARCO, POLYCHROME CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL DIAL, 18K YELLOW GOLD

18K yellow gold, self-winding, round-shaped, water-resistant gentleman's wristwatch, case-back with 4 screws, centre-seconds, polychrome cloisonné enamel dial showing a corrida.

Brand Ulysse Nardin

Model San Marco, Chronometer Officially Certified; Corrida; limited edition No. 14 / 25

Reference Ref. 131-77-9

Year Circa 2000

Caliber UN 13 // 2892A2

Bracelet Brown leather strap, 18K yellow gold Ulysse Nardin buckle

Dimensions Ø 37 mm.

Signed Dial, case and movement

HKD 70,000 - 150,000

CHF 8,750 - 18,750 / USD 9,000 - 19,250

Sold: HKD 100,000


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

This cloisonné enamel dial is part of special series dedicated to Spain; a platinum edition of 5 examples is set with a Flamenco dancer and a guitar player. Ulysse Nardin, San Marco Chronometers This series was produced in several limited editions, since 1992, in 18K yellow gold, 18K pink gold or platinum; some of 12 or 25 and others of 35 examples. Each edition with different historical ships or naval battles on the dials, because the naval history of over 50 countries in the world has been closely associated to Ulysse Nardin for over 100 years. The first polychrome cloisonné enamel dials being enamelled by Michel Vermot, Atelier Donzé, Le Locle. All these watches are Chronometer Officially Certified. At the end of 1990’s, few watches were fitted with platinum engraved dials.On October 12, 1996, to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Ulysse Nardin, Antiquorum, in a thematic auction dedicated to this manufacture, has sold a unique piece especially made for this event featuring a “Epreuve d’Artiste” (Artist Proof) dial showing the Ulysse, a three-masted sailboat (lot 164, sold for the amount of CHF 24 150.