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Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur Watch

Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur Watch

Ulysse Nardin's history and identity is deeply intertwined with that of the marine chronometer, and in a year underpinned by a return to vintage pieces for design inspiration, the brand has tapped into this history and recently launched the Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur, which it calls a chronometer for the ...

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ULYSSE NARDIN MARINE TORPILLEUR

ULYSSE NARDIN MARINE TORPILLEUR

Euripides once remarked, ‘Man’s best possession is a sympathetic wife’. However, for a mariner in the 19th century, arguably his best possession was a pocket chronometer. It was used as a navigational tool and, as such, was of vital importance. Furthermore, a captain’s watch, used both on shore and at sea, denoted the ...

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Value Proposition: The Ulysse Nardin Torpilleur

Value Proposition: The Ulysse Nardin Torpilleur

To suggest that this is the year Ulysse Nardin has hit its stride, since its acquisition, would be both an understatement and a misguided reduction. Unveiled at its SIHH debut was a truly outstanding gamut of works that touch on some of watchmaking’s most salient themes today.

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Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon for “Only Watch 2017”

Ulysse Nardin Marine Tourbillon for “Only Watch 2017”

The entire collection of unique pieces for the “Only Watch 2017” charity event are now posted (see all 49 of the Only Watch 2017 watches here) but I always like to review a handful of my favorite pieces.  I’ve already tweeted about the spectacular pieces from FP Journe and Patek Philippe and will cover them in more ...

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Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur: Lower The Price, Keep The Quality

Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur: Lower The Price, Keep The Quality

It is no secret that the export of Swiss watches is down. Although we have moved out of the double digits, it is still rough. As with many things in life, it is the response of the brands itself that can make the ride either rougher, or soften the blow. Some might even turn the current situation to their advantage, as ...

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Ulysse Nardin – Marine history

Ulysse Nardin – Marine history

In the 19th century, when explorers roamed the oceans, the pocket chronometer was the captain’s watch, a mark of his rank both on shore and off. Ulysse Nardin’s pocket chronometers were among the most coveted - prized by naval officers and merchant captains the world over. That vibrant marine history led to the ...

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Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur

Ulysse Nardin Marine Torpilleur

Ulysse Nardin has been known for its marine chronometers since the mid-1800s, and these timepieces were, in fact, the bedrock upon which founder Ulysse Nardin started his eponymous company. Notably, between 1846 and 1975 Ulysse Nardin garnered 4,324 certificates of performance for mechanical marine chronometers, and ...

Hands-On The Ulysse Nardin Classic Perpetual Ludwig

Hands-On The Ulysse Nardin Classic Perpetual Ludwig

The Perpetual Ludwig is another watch with which I can claim a certain amount of personal history, although I've never owned one. The very first was released by Ulysse Nardin in 1996 (for the company's 150th anniversary) and as the watch internet grew and matured it became one of the most talked about timepieces among ...

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