ULYSSE NARDIN MINUTE REPEATER SPLIT SECOND CHRONOGRAPH
Ulysse Nardin, Locle, Suisse, "Grand Prix Paris", No. 12293. Made circa 1910.
Very fine and rare, minute-repeating, keyless, 18K yellow gold hunting cased pocket watch with
oval button split-seconds chronograph and instantaneous 30-minute register.
Four-body, "bassine", frosted, button at 1 for the start/stop/return-to-zero functions of the
chronograph, split-seconds button at 11. Hinged gold cuvette.
White enamel with dauphine numerals, outer minute track and concentric fifths of a
second chronograph divisions, Arabic five-second numerals, subsidiary seconds dial at 6,
30-minute register at 12. Black steel spade hands.
Cal. 19''', rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 36 jewels, straight-line lever escapement,
cut two-arm bimetallic compensation balance with gold temperature adjustment
screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring with terminal curve, swan-neck micrometer regulator,
visible chronograph mechanism, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band.