In 2012, Ulysse Nardin had already presented its Marine Chronometer Manufacture equipped with the in-house movement UN-118. The new Marine Chronograph Manufacture has now been added to this collection, bearing all the hallmarks of marine instruments: a generously sized case with a 43 mm diameter for excellent readability, a fluted bezel, a screw-locked crown guaranteeing complete water resistance, and solid lugs to ensure excellent stability on the wrist.
designed Marine Chronometer Manufacture.
Illustrated Ulysse Nardins imagination in watch making is the UN-118
caliber, the manufactures self-winding base caliber conceived and executed
entirely in-house, and offered in the Marine Chronometer Manufacture.
This caliber continues the advancement of Ulysse Nardins use of new materials
The anchor escapement in Caliber UN-118 is produced using DiamonSil,
Ulysse Nardins revolutionary alliance of diamond and silicon, and a furthering
of its pioneering collaboration with Sigatec. Caliber UN-118 demonstrates
the synergies between technologies of the engraving of silicon
and Diamond Coated Silicon (DCS) and is the first member of a new
family of movements that will house this anchor escapement in DiamonSil,
with Ulysse Nardins own oscillator and its patented hairspring.
The movement features a stellar 60-hour power reserve indicator, oversized
small seconds register and a date display at 6 oclock. It boasts Ulysse
Nardins «quick setting» allowing forward and backward date adjustments.