Ulysse Nardin

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.

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Vacheron Constantin Metiers d'Art Mecaniques Ajouree Only Watch 2015

As watch-industry followers are surely aware by now, this fall will mark the sixth edition of Only Watch, a charity auction of unique timepieces whose proceeds benefit the Monaco Association against … [Read more...]

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

Urwerk UR-210 “Maltese Falcon”

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“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...]

Watch Wallpaper: 12 Skeleton Watches

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Which Watch Brands Spent the Most on Advertising in 2014?

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Feeling Blue: 21 Watches With Blue Dials and Blue Straps

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5 Things to Know About the Ulysse Nardin Freak Lab

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The Ulysse Nardin Freak, with its wildly unconventional no-dial/no-hands time display, was the talk of the watch world when it burst on the scene in 2001, and Ulysse Nardin has used this trailblazing … [Read more...]

Bare Bones: 10 Interesting Skeleton Watches

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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...]

Star Time: 13 Celebrity-Branded Sports Watches

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7 Personalized Watches Made for World Champion Athletes

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Blackout: 17 Black-on-Black Watches

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Flyback Chrono

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...]

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...]

Dive Watch Wednesday: 10 Mechanical Dive Watches for Women

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Watch Insider: 17 Ultra-Technical Timepieces

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

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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 … [Read more...]

Watch Wallpaper: 8 Calendar Watches

Breitling Montbrillant Olympus

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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...]

Dive Watch Wednesday: 6 Dive Watches for Gold Hunters

Rolex Submariner - YG

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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

Ulysse Nardin Clasico Year of the Goat - front

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

Omega Speedmaster Mark II

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

Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer Manufacture

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

Ulysse Nardin Perpetual Calendar Manufacture

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

Ulysse Nardin Freak Phantom - reclining

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...]