Ulysse Nardin has been fairly busy in its A hundred and seventy fifth-anniversary 12 months by way of new releases, and that development continues with the current launch of the Diver Chronograph 44mm Restricted Version “Nice White,” a inventive tackle a divers’ chronograph, executed in titanium and that includes an uncommon white-and-gray colorway. The watch celebrates the Swiss model’s newest “ambassador,” a 12-feet male Nice White Shark named Ulysses, who’s presently being studied by considered one of UN’s long-term ocean analysis companions, OCEARCH, whose analysis workforce is especially dedicated to finding out sharks.
As famous above, the “Nice White” follows an eclectic assortment of timepieces launched by Ulysse Nardin this 12 months, together with the growth of the Marine Torpilleur assortment this previous August and the introduction of the Freak X Marquetry and Freak X Razzle Dazzle earlier than that. It represents an extra growth of the maritime-rooted producer’s Diver household, which has yielded one other shark-inspired design this 12 months within the Diver Lemon Shark, which celebrated World Ocean Day, and the unconventional (and GPHG-nominated) Diver X Skeleton.
The watch’s 44-mm case is 16.1 mm thick, water resistant to 300 meters, and strong but mild on the wrist due to its titanium development. Sandblasting and satin ending is used all through the case, with white rubber accents discovered within the screw-down chronograph pushers and concave bezel insert, harmonizing with a white rubber strap marked with a Tremendous-LumiNova silhouette of nice white shark.
The watch’s domed sapphire crystal reveals a sandblasted grey dial whose colorway and texture units it other than earlier Ulysse Nardin dive watches. Additionally distinguishing the mannequin are the white and blue accents on the chronograph subdials on the 3, 6, and 9 o’clock positions. Large, lume-filled arms are used on these registers along with the bigger ones for the central hours and minutes, all matching the shapes of the thick, utilized hour markers alongside the sting of the dial. General, the main focus seems to be sporty attraction and legibility, together with on a regular basis usefulness as indicated by the 6 o’clock date window.
Contained in the “Nice White” is the Ulysse Nardin Caliber UN-150, an computerized motion with a 48-hour energy reserve that beats at a frequency of 28,800 vph. The motion notably options an escapement wheel, anchor, and stability spring which can be all executed in silicon, which the model refers to by its French identify of silicium.
The Ulysse Nardin Diver Chronograph 44mm Restricted Version “Nice White” will likely be out there for pre-order this month, restricted to 300 items and priced at $13,300.
To be taught extra in regards to the restricted version, go to Ulysse Nardin, right here.
To be taught extra about OCEARCH, go to their web site right here.