A not often seen Ulysse Nardin Freak... In Yellow Gold?

Nov 04, 2019,14:03 PM

Ok, my favorite remains the white gold version, but the yellow gold version doesn't lack charm. Less modern than the white gold, maybe, but still an original watch, an UFO. 

Credit pictures: Antiquorum. 



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Best worn on a beach in Cannes...

 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 4th, 2019-14:11
With matching “Budgie Smugglers” ;-))

Why not? [nt]

 By: amanico : November 4th, 2019-14:12

Oh là là ! ;-)) [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 4th, 2019-14:24

;) [nt]

 By: amanico : November 4th, 2019-14:25

Or ....

 By: bimbeano : November 5th, 2019-12:10

A Freak in any metal is a wonderful creation

 By: MichaelC : November 4th, 2019-18:03
All these years since it was introduced, there are many personalities to choose from. But all are great.

May I know is it yellow or rose gold?

 By: Huei : November 4th, 2019-21:43
Thought they were only made in white and rose. Love this size best and the contrast between the deep blue vs. gold dial is so gorgeous.

I believe the first 3 digits of the reference are movement and metal.

 By: russell996 : November 4th, 2019-22:59
016 is movement 01 and metal 6. Metal 6 is rose gold 5n.

I hate to question you, but did it? I believe it was only ever 2 models.

 By: russell996 : November 5th, 2019-00:46
I've checked my brochures and the launch info from 2001 and it only mentions Rose Gold and White gold versions.

No a search reveals lots of incorrect attributions of Rose gold pieces to yellow gold.

 By: russell996 : November 5th, 2019-00:59
There are only 2 references: 016-88 and 010-88. There would need to be a model 011-88 for it to be yellow gold. 01 - movement 01 xx6 - Rose gold 5n xx0 - White gold Timezone still has all the launch articles on the Freak and no reference to a third model ... 

A very cool watch.

 By: Watchonthewrist : November 4th, 2019-23:31
But like you said the white gold one is more appealing to me . Still wouldn’t mind wearing this one for some time 😉

;) Thanks, my friend. [nt]

 By: amanico : November 4th, 2019-23:48