Here comes another Marine watch from Ulysse Nardin… That’s our opinion from the outset when we saw this most recent model, and there’s nothing awful about that. The Marine assortment is quite fascinating. Nonetheless, this new Ulysse Nardin Marine 1846 is extraordinary, in the subtleties at any rate, and it’s the details that have a significant effect. It’s more work of art, more refined, more wearable however still overall, very Ulysse Nardin. For the time being we must be fulfilled with press images but this is certainly a watch we need to examine further.
The Marine Collection is the foundation of Ulysse Nardin’s production and fills in as the common string among over a wide span of time. This assortment is the reference point, the one that sources its DNA from the inceptions of the brand, back in 1846. Surely, for quite a long time, Ulysse Nardin has been one of the principle suppliers of Marine Chronometers to maritime commanders and trader chiefs around the world, providing development and accuracy. In view of this authentic foundation, the brand has made this assortment around the marine topic, with the Marine assortment utilizing a considerable lot of the components present on old fashioned chronometers (format, style of the dial, materials, center around precision).
For over 20 years now we have been seeing these watches with what has now become a famous look, including the recent Marine Annual Calendar Chronometer and Marine Tourbillon Grand Feu Enamel . Coordinated haul module, enormous breadths (somewhere in the range of 43mm and 45mm), fluted bezel, generally intense plan were consistently present. Be that as it may, while not failing to remember the foundations of the assortment, Ulysse Nardin is going to tone things down a piece and introduce a more work of art and refined style into the collection.
Here we are, with the new Ulysse Nardin Marine 1846 (a reference to the brand’s beginning year). This new model depends on a 1996 watch, first presented for the 150th commemoration of the brand, anyway modernized both outwardly and in fact. From the outset, it appears to be nothing has really changed. The Marine style of the dial is here, the case feels in accordance with the remainder of the assortment. Be that as it may, a few subtleties (and not little ones) have been refreshed. Most importantly, the case is currently a more wearable 41mm – better comfort, better position on the wrist, simpler to wear in a business climate, simpler for more modest wrists… The fluted bezel just as the enormous opening of the dial are as yet present however. The extreme advancement comes from the carries. Not any more coordinated module yet standard horns, and that’s what truly separates it from other Marine models.
The dial is as yet dependent on the exemplary Marine showcase – power save at 12, hours and minutes in the middle, little second at 6, with date opening. The plan of the Ulysse Nardin Marine 1846 is now reliable with ongoing manifestations, for example, the Marine Tourbillon Grand Feu Enamel – longer and more slender Roman numerals, blued hands, traditional railroad tracks. What’s more, the dial is presently made in Grand Feu lacquer – on account of the disguised dial producer Donzé Cadran – and completed with historic marine chronometer blued hands.
Inside this more modest and more rich case ticks oneself winding UN-118 Chronometer development, in-house created and produced. It includes a Silicium hairspring and a patented DIAMonSIL escapement (a development that is COSC ensured). This cutting edge and proficient movement boasts a 60-hour power hold, and comes with a forward and in reverse speedy set date.
This new Ulysse Nardin Marine 1846 affirms the new plan pattern actualized by the brand, more refined, more old style, yet depending on the DNA of Marine Chronometers, and makes us rather idealistic for the future… A watch we’ll certainly cover in detail later whenever get an opportunity to strap one on our wrist. But wait, the most amazing aspect is still to come; the retail value: CHF 9,900/EUR 9,900. Excellent esteem for a watch with lacquer dial, extraordinary chronicled background and a significant great development. More subtleties on www.ulysse-nardin.com .
Technical Specifications – Ulysse Nardin Marine 1846
- Case: 41mm width – treated steel, fluted bezel, standard horns – sapphire precious stone on the front, engraved caseback – 100m water resistant
- Movement: Calibre UN-118, in-house – COSC Chronometer – self-winding development – 4Hz recurrence – 50 gems – 60h force hold – hours, minutes, little seconds, power save, date
- Strap: dark croc calfskin lash with steel pin-buckle
- Reference: 1183-900/EO
- Price: CHF 9,900/EUR 9,900