Lot 704 - 07 Nov 2017
Autumn Fine Auction
A mahogany cased deck chronometer
By Ulysse Nardin, Le Locle & Genève, No. 3018, circa 1945
The brass-bound three-tier mahogany case with brass maker's label to the top and numbered to the front, velvet lined and with nickel hinges and hand key, the 2¾ in. silvered dial with Roman chapters, blued steel spade hands, 56-hour power reserve indicator below the XII, signed to the centre 'ULYSSE NARDIN LOCLE & GENÈVE', with seconds subsidary and numbered in red '3018' within the circle, the three-quarter plate gilt movement with maker's device mark and No. 3018, and with Earnshaw's spring detent escapement, compensated bi-metallic balance, blued steel spring and regulator, jewelled to the centre wheel, within a brass bowl, with screwed bevelled glass front cover and hand nut at the rear for winding
127mm square. Illustrated
The case is in good original condition. Some wear, knocks and marks consistent with age. The movement runs. There is some discolouration to the dial.