ULYSEE NARDIN ASTROLABIUM GALILEO GALILEI YELLOW GOLD
Ulysse Nardin, Locle, Suisse, No. 136, Ref. 901-22. Made in the 1990's.
Very fine and unusual, astronomic, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow
gold wristwatch with astrolabe, days and months.
Three-body, solid, polished, solid case back with six screws, rounded bezel
graduated with engraved alternating Roman and Arabic numerals for the 24
hours, solid downturned hinged lugs.
Gray and silver, off-center gold disk with division for the 12 signs of the
Zodiac, overlapping rings representing the following: equinoctial time, local
time, the months, signs of the zodiac, the elevation and azimuth of the sun
and the moon on the planisphere, the diurnal and nocturnal hours, the
moon phases, the aspect of the sun and the moon in relation to each other.
Blued steel baton hands.
Cal. UN-97, hand engraved, gilt, 33 jewels, straight-line lever escapement,
monometallic balance, shock absorber, self compensating flat balance