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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 15, 2015

LOT 22

ULYSSE NARDIN SONATA DUAL TIME ALARM PINK GOLD Ulysse Nardin, Le Locle, Swiss, Sonata Cathedral Dual Time, No. 967, Ref. 676-88. Made in 2008, sold April 5th, 2009. Production of this reference started in 2003. Very fine, rare and unusual, large, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, two time zone, 18K pink gold wristwatch with two crowns, 24-hour alarm function, alarm countdown, large date and an 18K pink gold Ulysse Nardin double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, guarantee certificate and instruction booklet.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, concave bezel, fluted stepped lugs, protected blue enamel crown with UN logo, transparent case back with 6 screws, push button at 4 to adjust the hour hand backward and at 8 to adjust it forward, crown at 9 for the on/off alarm function and for the date setting, sapphire crystals. Bicolor silver and anthracite, partial vertical fausses cotes decoration and partial plain sector, applied pink gold dart indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary dials for the 24-hour alarm countdown, the alarm setting, the 24-hour second time zone, apertures for the large 2-digit date and the alarm's centrifugal governor under a blued steel bridge. Luminous blued steel fancy hands, on - off indication at 9. Cal. UN-67, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 109 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, alarm repeating on gong, automatic adjustment of alarm function and alarm countdown when a time zone is changed, special patented mechanism to adjust the hour hand backward and forward.

USD 20,000 - 30,000

HKD 155,000 - 233,000 / CHF 20,000 - 30,000


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 3 - 9
Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 42 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm.