News: Ulysse Nardin Executive Tourbillon Free Wheel Osmium, Aventurine, Straw and Carbonium Dials, 2019

Sep 04, 2019,07:10 AM
 

Here are the three Executive Tourbillon Free Wheel Limited to 18 pieces each: 


From left to right: Osmium in white gold, Aventurine, Carbonium and Straw in rose gold.





Osmium: 












Which is my favorite. 

The Aventurine, now: 





The Carbonium: 





And the Straw:

44 mm case, water resistant to 30 meters, and manual winding movement, Cal UN 176 with a power reserve of 7 days. 

Best,

Nicolas

This message has been edited by cazalea on 2019-09-04 12:31:12

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Thanks Nicolas! All interesting to me. And for all those about to reply "just a different dial"...

 
 By: MichaelC : September 4th, 2019-07:14
Who cares? That is much the age we live in. Good to have such variety.

Osmium!!?! Holy crap! [nt]

 
 By: Spangles - Mr. Tabby : September 4th, 2019-07:54
The densest naturally occurring element.

Yes, what they say. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : September 4th, 2019-08:47

Background on Osmium

 
 By: cazalea : September 4th, 2019-12:30
can be easily read on Wikipedia It was discovered in left-over residue from extracting platinum. A fascinating material and relatively inexpensive despite being the rarest stable element — because “what the heck can you do with it”? (Answer - make watch ...  

I discovered it, too. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : September 4th, 2019-21:58