Ulysse Nardin

Ulysse Nardin is a Swiss luxury watch brand. Ulysse Nardin was founded in 1846 and has been operating without interruption since then. In 2014 the Keuri Group (Gucci, GP) acquired Ulysse Nardin. The most successful watch collection after the founding years, which also gave rise to Ulysse Nardin's reputation, is the marine chronometer line. Ulysse Nardin watches have introduced several innovations to the market, such as the Trilogy of Time in the 1980s with three different astrological timepieces: Astrolabium Galileo Galilei (displays local time, solar time, orbits and eclipses of the sun and the moon, positions of several major stars). The Planetarium Copernicus. The Tellurium Johannes Kepler. In 1996, Ulysse Nardin produced a Perpetual Calendar, which In 1999 was combine with the GMT± complication. Today, the Ulysse Nardin El Toro is the newest timepiece of that line. In 2001, the Ulysse Nardin Freak Blue Phantom offered a 7-day power reserve with a carrousel tourbillon and the Dual Indirect Escapement (with silicon to increase time for lubrication intervals). Shortly after the Ulysse Nardin Freak Diavolo with 8-day power reserve, a flying seconds tourbillon and Silicium technology hit the market. In 2002 Ulysse Nardin launched the Genghis Khan, a westminster carillon tourbillon jaquemarts minute repeater, with four gongs, each with a different tone. In 2003 Ulysse Nardin introduced the Sonata, based on the technical movement and features novel alarm setting with a countdown indicator and the patented dual time system with an instant time zone adjuster. In 2009 Ulysse Nardin launched the Moonstruck, which simulates the rotation of the Moon around the Earth, as well as the apparent movement of Sun around the globe. The Ulysse Nardin Stranger hit the market in 2013 , it features an in-house developed musical mechanical watch utilizing a silicium based technology from the UN-690 movement, it also plays the melody “Strangers in the Night”. WatchTime has a large database with Ulysse Nardin prices, this will also help you to identify Ulysse Nardin replica (because they never are priced based on the Ulysse Nardin watches prices list). We cover all popular UN timepieces, among them the Ulysse Nardin Freak, Ulysse Nardin Phone, Ulysse Nardin El Toro, Ulysse Nardin Chronolu, Ulysse Nardin Maxi Marin. For all Ulysse Nardin fans, we publish the latest Ulysse Nardin watch news and details about Ulysse Nardin watches. We have many Ulysse Nardin prices for watches like the Ulysse Nardin Black Sea, Ulysse Nardin Stranger, and the Ulysse Nardin Blue Toro. In addition, WatchTime frequently updates its coverage of Ulysse Nardin ladies watches and Ulysse watches for men.

Look, Ma, No Hands: 10 Watches That Tell Time Differently

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The vast majority of watches stick to traditional hour and minute hands to display the time, but a handful of bold manufacturers use their technical prowess to find new, innovative, and often … [Read more...]


“Sound” Investments: 10 Notable Minute Repeaters and Chiming Watches

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One of the most difficult watch complications to produce, a minute repeater transforms a watch from mere timekeeping device to miniature music box. Below we take a look at 10 minute repeaters — and … [Read more...]


Who Owns What: A Guide to the Watch Groups

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Every so often the landscape of the watch industry shifts: a key brand gets sold to a major watch group and the balance of power changes ever so slightly. In the few years since we last covered the … [Read more...]


Watch Insider: 17 Ultra-Technical Timepieces

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On my blog, Watch-Insider.com, I assembled this list of 17 "techie" watches, all released within the past few years, that have most fascinated me in the area of technical innovation and watchmaking … [Read more...]


Watch Wallpaper: 12 Skeleton Watches

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Growing fascination with the inner workings of mechanical watches has sparked a boom in skeletonized looks. Scroll down to download wallpaper images of skeleton watches from Breguet, Cartier, Omega, … [Read more...]


5 Things You Should Know About the Audemars Piguet LeBron James Royal Oak Offshore

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With the NBA playoffs in full swing, and LeBron James's Cleveland Cavaliers moving on to the second round, we re-present our feature on the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore LeBron James limited … [Read more...]


Feeling Blue: 21 Watches With Blue Dials and Blue Straps

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Blue watches are one of the growing style trends seen in the watch world in the past few years — and on display at the watch shows in Switzerland and in the U.S.A. —, with blue-on-blue dial-strap … [Read more...]


Bare Bones: 10 Interesting Skeleton Watches

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In skeleton watches, the watchmaker strips the watch's dial and/or movement to their bare essentials, revealing as much of the watch's interior as possible. For skeleton watch fans who love the … [Read more...]


Throwing A Curve: The How, What, When, Where and Why Of Mainsprings

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Our watch expert Gisbert L. Brunner knows better than anyone else that mainsprings perform herculean tasks. With a maximum thickness of just 75/1,000 mm, they develop strong torque, which they keep … [Read more...]


Star Time: 13 Celebrity-Branded Sports Watches

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There is no shortage of celebrities, many of them celebrity athletes, who serve as "brand ambassadors" for watch brands, appearing in ads and attending events wearing their watches. However, a few of … [Read more...]


7 Signs Chopard is Serious About High Watchmaking

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Recently, WatchTime was among a select group of media outlets invited to tour and explore Chopard's Swiss watchmaking operations in Geneva and Fleurier. By the end of the comprehensive visit, it was … [Read more...]


7 Personalized Watches Made for World Champion Athletes

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With March Madness wrapping up and the NBA and NHL playoff races in full swing, we at WatchTime thought it would be the perfect time to re-post (with a few updates) our article on the elite fraternity … [Read more...]


Watch Wallpaper: 8 Calendar Watches

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We've featured reviews of various types of calendar watches here on WatchTime.com. We thought you might appreciate having access to Nik Schölzel's original photos of all eight of those watches from … [Read more...]


9 Watch Brands That Make Their Own Metals

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We're all familiar with the most popular materials for watch cases — steel, rose gold, titanium, et cetera. But what about Rolesium, Ceragold, and Powerlite? While many watch brand take great pride … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: The Ulysse Nardin Ulysse Anchor Tourbillon

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What was still only a prototype in 2014 has now become a reality. At Baselworld 2015, Ulysse Nardin brought out the Ulysse Anchor Tourbillon, a limited-edition piece. This watch is most notable for … [Read more...]


Baselworld 2015: Ulysse Nardin Hannibal Minute Repeater (Updated with Live Photo and Price)

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Ulysse Nardin has launched the Hannibal Minute Repeater at Baselworld 2015. The watch combines Ulysse Nardin’s classic use of jaquemarts with a Westminster carillon, a tourbillon, and a distinctive … [Read more...]


Blackout: 17 Black-on-Black Watches

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Blue-on-blue isn't the only popular watch-color trend of recent years. "All-black" watches, with ebony-colored cases, dials, and straps, have also remained popular. Nearly every watch brand, from … [Read more...]


Dive Watch Wednesday: 6 Dive Watches for Gold Hunters

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As dive watches are supposed to be "tool watches," you’d normally expect them to be made in stainless steel or titanium. Maybe in carbon fiber or ceramic, if you are looking for something more … [Read more...]


Close-Up: The Boutique-Exclusive Ulysse Nardin Blue Toro

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The Ulysse Nardin Blue Toro watch — a perpetual calendar with dual-time function powered by an in-house movement — is the definition of "hard-to-get:" The watch (Ref. 326-01LE) is limited to 99 … [Read more...]


Ulysse Nardin Classico “Year of the Goat” Limited Edition

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A New Year has begun, and while most of us welcome the arrival of 2015, those who follow the Chinese Zodiac are ringing in the Year of the Goat. As in previous years, Ulysse Nardin has created a … [Read more...]


A Look Back At Baselworld 2014: 19 Interesting New Watches We’ve Seen

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Scores of new timepieces have been making their world debuts at Baselworld 2014. Here's a roundup of the watches we've reported on. Take a look back at Baselworld 2014 and rediscover some of the … [Read more...]


Monochrome Essentials: Reviewing the Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer Manufacture

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Finding the right watch is a quest. When a watch fits one’s lifestyle, like a glove to a hand, and not by some artificial marketing association, but the fit of real-world application, then a … [Read more...]


Which Watch Brand Spends the Most on Advertising?

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Watch brands spent almost half a billion dollars on advertising in the U.S in 2013. The total was $492.68 million: a record high, and up 23.3 percent from the 2012 total. That figure comes from … [Read more...]


Gifts for Her: 25 Ladies’ Watches from WatchTime.com and Watch Insider

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With the holiday season almost over, some of you might still be seeking out a gift for the lady in your life, or you were so kind to buy her a gift card from her favorite jeweler? Why not share with … [Read more...]


Ulysse Nardin’s Boutique-Exclusive Perpetual Calendar Manufacture

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Ulysse Nardin is known for its innovative, easy-to-set perpetual calendars. This winter it introduced a new version, the Perpetual Calendar Manufacture Boutique Edition. Available only through the … [Read more...]


Close-Up: Ulysse Nardin Freak Phantom

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Ulysse Nardin made the watch cognoscenti sit up and take notice back in 2001, when it unveiled its wildly unconventional Freak watch, one of the first timepieces to use silicon in key parts of its … [Read more...]


Time is Money: The 26 Richest Swiss Watch Barons

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Each year the respected Swiss business magazine, Bilan, publishes a list of the 300 richest Swiss with a rough estimate of their fortunes. For this article we examined the list for you to see which … [Read more...]


Her Time: 5 Ladies’ Watch Collections from 5 Luxury Brands

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We've covered dozens of new watch releases from the watch fairs here at WatchTime.com, as well as in our print edition. The vast majority of these have been targeted squarely at the male consumer. But … [Read more...]


Ulysse Nardin Marine Diver Monaco Limited Edition

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Ulysse Nardin is a six-time sponsor of the Monaco Yacht Show, and to celebrate this year’s event, this brand that is so closely linked to the seas has created a new watch, the Ulysse Nardin Marine … [Read more...]


Kering Acquires Ulysse Nardin

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Kering, the luxury goods conglomerate formerly known as Pinault-Printemps-Redoute (PPR), has acquired 100 percent of Swiss luxury watch brand Ulysse Nardin, an independent brand that had long been the … [Read more...]