Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
LOT 318
“Planetarium Copernicus” Ulysse Nardin, Le Locle, Suisse, "Planetarium Copernicus", No. 17/65, Ref. 800-22. Made in limited edition of 65 examples in 1989. Very fine and unusual, astronomic, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K pink and white gold gentleman's wristwatch with functions of the planetary cycle, days, months, zodiac signs and moon phases, with an 18K pink and white gold Ulysse Nardin bracelet. Accompanied by a fitted box.
C. Three-body, solid, polished, white gold hooded lugs, stepped rounded bezel with engraved radial Roman numerals for the 12 hours, transparent back, gold screwed bars, domed sapphire crystal divided into 12 sections that start from the center (the Earth) and radiate outward in a spider design. D. Six revolving meteorite rings engraved with the names of five planets, each on a gold cartouche fixed with a central disc representing the Sun; the Earth disc fixed to one of the meteorite rings attached to the Moon which rotates around the Earth, outer gold ring engraved with the 12 signs of the zodiac and the months. Black pink gold "Bâton" hands. M. Cal. UN 80, hand engraved, 33 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring, white gold decorated and skeletonized rotor. Case signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 13 mm.
Estimate: 20,000 USD - 25,000 USD
Estimate: 16,000 EUR - 20,000 EUR
Grading system

C 2 D 2-01 M 2 AAA
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Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
20-09-2006
Sold including buyer's premium:
51,920 USD