Category: Ulysse Nardin

  • Diver Le Locle

    In a departure from the unconventional or “freakish” modern watch designs that have been coming from Ulysse Nardin for as long as I can remember, as of late, the Le Locle manufacture has released numerous vintage inspired timepieces. And the Diver Le Locle may be their best yet. Originally released in 1964 – in a […]

  • Another Ulysse Nardin that does not resemble the Nebuchadnezzar

    Named after Ulysse Nardin’s son, Paul David, who took control of the company after his death in 1876, the new Classico Paul David Nardin is based on a 1945 timepiece from the company’s archives. Fittingly, it measures 39 mm in diameter, is made of stainless steel, has baton hands, Arabic numerals, along with a small […]

  • CEO of Ulysse Nardin, Rolf W. Schnyder has unexpectedly passed on

    “With the passing of Rolf W. Schnyder, the watchmaking industry has lost one of its greatest visionaries, while Ulysse Nardin has lost an important source of innovation for the firm. We are profoundly moved and distraught at this sudden loss. Our full sympathies are with his wife and his three children, to whom we would […]

  • Pre-Baselworld: Ulysse Nardin “Stranger”

    Earlier this week, Ulysse Nardin released the Stranger timepiece which emulates a classical music box and plays “Stranger in the Night” every hour, or on call. The timepiece is signed by Ulysse Nardin’s partner and musician, Dieter Meier. It will be produced in a limited of 99 pieces. The Stranger is housed in a 45 […]

  • Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer Series “Blaktop”

    Last week, Le Locle-based manufacturer Ulysse Nardin announced a the “Blaktop” Marine Chronometer. The newest addition to the Marine Chronometer Series comes in a 45 mm steel case that is coated with a black amorphous carbon layer that is hypoallergenic and highly scotch resistant. It is limited to 99 pieces, and will be available exclusively […]

  • Ulysse Nardin Perpetual Calendar Manufacture

    Ulysse Nardin has created a Perpetual Calendar Manufacture timepiece exclusively for their brand boutiques worldwide. Presented in a 43 mm platinum case, with a blue dial and caliber UN-32 inside, it is the only perpetual calendar to allow forward and backwards adjustment over one single crown, according to Ulysse Nardin. The automatic “manufacture” movement is […]

  • Pre-Baselworld 2015: Hannibal Minute Repeater

    Carthaginian military commander Hannibal Barca was considered a great tactician and is regarded one of the greatest generals of ancient times. During the Second Punic War, he achieved a victory after crossing the Pyrenees and Alpes with his army, including a secret weapon: elephants. And so, the dial depicts this monumental journey in the Hannibal […]

  • Introducing the Ulysse Nardin Blue Ocean

    Within the Marine Diver collection, Ulysse Nardin has introduced a new limited edition dive watch collection called the Blue Ocean. The 45.8 mm diameter case is stainless steel, coated with vulcanized rubber. The entire case, crown, and bezel are coated with this special rubber treatment. Matching the color scheme of the case, the dial features […]

  • Ulysse Nardin Only Watch Stranger

    For Only Watch 2015, Ulysse Nardin created a unique musical timepiece which performs the song “We are the Champions”, written by Queen’s Freddie Mercury. Housing the caliber UN-690 in a 45 mm blackened titanium case, the Only Watch Stranger incorporates a what the manufacture calls a “Melody-on-call” function selector through which the owner can listen […]

  • Ulysse Nardin FreakLab Boutique Edition

    Ulysse Nardin debuts a boutique-only FreakLab timepiece in all black. Crafted in blackened titanium with a carbon fiber bezel, the case diameter is 45 mm, and as the name suggests, there is a unique mechanism inside. The tourbillon, silicum double escapement, silicium hairspring, balance wheel, and the entire gear train are all visible on the […]

  • Ulysse Nardin Classic Sonata Dual-Time Alarm

    Ulysse Nardin recently announced an instant push-button dual-time watch with a unique alarm that features a cathedral gong. The Classic Sonata is presented in a 44 mm diameter stainless steel case with a fixed titanium bezel. In the center of the dial is a blue Geneva stripe motif. Prominent “Glaive” sword-shaped skeletonized luminescent hour and […]

  • Ulysse Nardin Innovision 2

    Marking ten years since the launch of the Innovision 1 – which boasted ten horological innovations – the Innovision 2, a halo/concept timepiece, was unveiled at SIHH 2017, with ten new innovations. Dual constant escapement Following in the footsteps of the Dual Direct escapement of 2001, which set new standards in efficiency, the new Dual […]