- Ulysse Nardin. A fine gold automatic wristwatch incorporating a planispheric astrolabe - Ulysse Nardin. A fine gold automatic wristwatch incorporating a planispheric astrolabe

  • Movement 
    Automatic
  • Lot number 
    108
  • Diameter 
    40
  • Location
  • Watch type 
    Other

Description

Galileo Galilei, Astrolabium, No.097, Ref:901-21, Circa 1995
33-jewel finely engraved Cal.UN 97 self winding movement with pierced and engraved rotor with anchor logo, shock resistant suspension to mono-metallic balance, the two plate dial consisting of a silvered three tone fixed planisphere of celestial co-ordinates, beneath a rotating transparent rete labeled with the position of numerous bright stars with the ecliptic shown in gold all within a gold annual calendar ring, together representing the annual path of the Sun (Zodiac) against the background stars, gilt Solar hand marking the annual change of meridian height of the Sun, silvered Lunar hand indicating age and aspect of the Moon, Dragon hand predicting eclipses, luminous hour and minute hands, within a gold case with glazed back secured by 4 screws, convex bezel engraved with Roman I – XII numerals and Arabic 13-24 numerals, moulded lugs, fitted Ulysee Nardin leather strap with gold buckle, together with a brass bound mahogany winding box within a leather belted mahogany deck box, case, dial and movement signed

40mm.