[: en] On the day of the most important national holiday in the United States, the "Independence Day", Ulysse Nardin presents the Limited Edition "Stars & Stripes", a watch that celebrates the long-standing ties of the LeLocle house with the United States Navy. With this limited edition Ulysse Nardin pays tribute to over a century of dedication to nautical precision combined with the values shared with the U.S. Navy, launching a special edition of his Executive Tourbillon: The "Stars and Stripes".
Created in honor of the American flag with its 13 red and white stripes and its 50 white stars on a blue background, each piece of this islimited to 50 copies, one for each state of the Federation, is unique, as is the wearer. The US Navy, known for its mottos like "We will not die”, Provides its officers with the most accurate tools in the world.
In choosing his suppliers in 1902, he immediately turned to Ulysse Nardin for the exceptional quality of its instruments and for its artisan savoir-faire. The tools of Ulysse Nardin, several times winners of the competition organized by Washington Naval Observatory to equip its torpedo boats, they have been an essential part of American naval ships for over a hundred years. Thanks to its reputation for excellence, with the Stars and Stripes Ulysse Nardine reaches a new level.
Il skeletonized movement similar to a spider it reveals the delicate ballet of the parts perfectly in harmony, each in symbiosis with the others. Only the most experienced watchmakers are able to create skeletonized movements, the pinnacle of haute horology. A movement of this type is stripped of all unnecessary elements, each piece is carved and polished to perfection. The Roman numerals add a touch of elegance and the titanium case ensures durability.
The model of UN-171 manufacture, with an astounding and unrivaled 170-hour (nearly seven-day) power reserve, it is also an object of extreme beauty topped with a blue ceramic bezel, blue crown and blue carbon-effect leather strap. Painted using a micropainting technique that requires a brush the size of a single lash, it is decorated with stars at the top and lines on the cylinder lid. At the center is the iconic executive rectangle and each work is a unique piece.
"Honor, courage, commitment", as the US Navy say.
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