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Ulysse Nardin

Founder: Ulysse Nardin began his watch career when he was trained by his father in the art of watchmaking. In 1846 he opened the Ulysse Nardin Company.


Country: Le Locle, Switzerland


History: 1876 marked the untimely death of Ulysse Nardin and the company was taken over by Paul Nardin. During the Russian-Japanese war in 1904, the company supplied both sides with their marine chronometers. After this, Japan became one of the major purchasers of Ulysse Nardin watches. In 1906, the companies chronometers broke performance records and took the first 7 places in the Milan International Exhibition. A new split seconds pocket chronograph watch was invented in 1935 and it was used for sporting events.  The company was taken over by Rolf Schnyder in 1983. The company then began commemorating great persons in time with the following models during their respective dates. Astrolabe Galileo Galilei in 1985, Planetarium Copernicus in 1988, Tellerium Johannes Kepler in 1992, Pulsometer in 1998 to commemorate Ulysee Nardins 175th birthday, Genghis Khan watch is launched in 2002. Finally in 2009 the company launched Moonstruck and Planet Earth as their most recent innovative watch models.


Timeline & Accomplishments:


   1846 The company was founded

   1904 Ulysse Nardin supplied marine chronometers to both the Russians and the Japanese in the war

   1935 A split seconds chronograph watch was created and utilized during sporting events

   1995-2009 Watch lines were created to commemorate people throughout history


Ulysse Nardin

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Ulysse Nardin Caprice Black Dial Automatic Stainless Steel Ladies Watch 133-91C-06-02
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Ulysse Nardin Caprice Black Dial Automatic Stainless Steel Ladies Watch 133-91C-06-02
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