Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer Manufacture

Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer Manufacture

Powering the two new Marine Chronometers from Ulysse Nardin is the UN-118 caliber, manufactured entirely in house. Created with Silicium and DIAMonSIL, these advanced materials were pioneered by Ulysse Nardin in the first, 2011 version of the Caliber UN-118. The movement represents a significant step forward  in the quest for absolute precision in mechanical time-keeping. It brings together the technological advancement of an anchor escapement in DIAMonSil with Ulysse Nardin’s own oscillator and patented hairspring.

Regarded as a cornerstone in the brand’s development and continued independence, this self-winding caliber offers hours, minutes and direct-drive small seconds. Like every member of the Marine Chro-nometer family, the design of the dial is inspired by the early Ulysse Nardin chronometers. It features a power re-serve indicator at 12 o’clock and small seconds at 6 o’clock, positioned next to the date window. Distinctive roman numerals, cathedral hands and a fluted bezel on the stainless steel case mark it as a Marine Chronometer.

The watch features a crown designed for ease of handling, complete with a rubber notch for comfortable winding. There are two new versions of the 45mm Marine Chronometer.

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Each of the two is adorned with a handsome dial. One in an elegant blue sunburst, offset by white markers and cherry red accents for a style that hints at classicism while retaining a strong contemporary edge.

The other is glossy white lacquered with blue numerals and hands, presenting a chic, maritime aspect. Water-resistant to 200 meters, able to run autonomously for 60 hours, the Marine Chronometer Manufacture has a date that can be adjusted either backward or forward. It also benefits from the rigorous testing required to pass the COSC and the Ulysse Nardin Certificate of performance.

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