Today is a significant day for our American perusers (and there are large numbers of them…) If you read this watch magazine, you presumably have a specific interest on the whole things watches. Thus, on the off chance that you need to combine your American pride with your affection for watchmaking, Ulysse Nardin may have an answer for you, with this limited edition dispatched on Independence Day – the fourth of July. “Stars and Stripes” meet “flying tourbillon” with the new Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon “Stars and Stripes” Edition.
Besides being dispatched on freedom day, this Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon “Stars and Stripes” is additionally the event for the brand to help the world to remember its very long term commitment to nautical accuracy and qualities imparted to the United States Navy, underlining the longstanding ties Ulysse Nardin has with this organization. “In picking its nautical provider in 1902, it looked no further than Ulysse Nardin for its wonderful exactness and customary craftsmanship. Victor a few times over of the Washington Naval Observatory’s competition to prepare its torpedo boats, Ulysse Nardin’s instruments have been a fundamental piece of US maritime boats for in excess of 100 years,” claims the brand.
Named “Stars and Stripes”, this new limited edition pays homage to the American banner with its 13 red and white stripes and 50 white stars on a dark blue foundation. Difficult to be more enthusiastic, yet it does it with a significant sense for delightful horology as well. The unique form of the Executive Skeleton Tourbillon isn’t just a trick decked out in the shades of the American banner. Absolutely, it plays on the blue/white/red shading plan and, indeed, it includes a few white stars on the dial. Nonetheless, things have been finished with the typical quality level the brand is known for.
For occasion, the “Stars and Stripes” theme hasn’t been applied by a straightforward stepping measure. All things being equal, Ulysse Nardin depends on its inside dial creator Donzé Cadrans, which utilizes a miniature artwork procedure that requires a paintbrush the width of a solitary eyelash. Stars enhance the top quarter of the internal rib while stripes adorn the front of the barrel drum. The remainder of the watch plays on a differentiation between dark blue and shimmering white colours.
The 45mm instance of the classic Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon is utilized here, in a combination of globule impacted titanium and brushed blue artistic for the bezel. It is combined with a blue “carbon-effect” leather lash. Inside the case is a strong, engineering in-house development, which is completely openworked and outlined by the signature executive square shape. The development is finely designed with parts calculated and polished and all the moving parts are obvious, including the flying tourbillon at 6 o’clock.
The calibre UN-171 shows noteworthy particulars, including a silicon get away from haggle (one of UN’s advancements) and gives a surprising 170-hour (more than 7 days) power hold from its single yet curiously large barrel.
The Ulysse Nardin Executive Skeleton Tourbillon “Stars and Stripes” will be a limited edition of 50 pieces estimated at USD 46,000. More subtleties on www.ulysse-nardin.com and Happy fourth of July!