Something I don't see very often...

Nov 06, 2023,23:24 PM
 

in terms of the depth and the number of layers of engraving which give me the sense of 3D effect. 





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Thanks for showing, haven't seen that one before....

 
 By: W72 : November 7th, 2023-02:32
there must be different versions of Ulysee Nardin Maxi Skeleton... and I found a version with slightly varied dial (& movement) design here ... Credit WatchTime Magazine Your version is really interesting and rare.. Wondering did you get it new and from U...  

Thanks for the comment.

 
 By: Jtl : November 7th, 2023-04:08
Bought this new from UN back in 2008. There have been a number of iterations of Maxi Skeleton throughout its production period. The engraving skills I would say are very close to your picture shown above. It is quite difficult to take good quality photos ...  

Gorgeous looking movement ...

 
 By: W72 : November 7th, 2023-06:21
love the huge escape balance with poising screws.. Is it ticking at 3Hz or 2.5Hz? Thanks again for showing us.

You are very welcome. Unable to find any more info regarding the caliber even in the UN manual...

 
 By: Jtl : November 7th, 2023-17:19
but I would say, just by listening to the ticking, it's likely beating at 2.5 Hz which's in sync with my other timepieces with known vph.

I cannot recall...

 
 By: Ronald Held : November 7th, 2023-20:11
Seeing that watch. Thanks

FYI...

 
 By: Jtl : November 7th, 2023-21:44
WPS here had a post dated back on Dec8, 2007 by Mr. Anthony Tsai in which a WG version of mine was displayed during an evening event. Please check it out.

I will do that, thanks (nt)

 
 By: Ronald Held : November 8th, 2023-18:47
NT

Before skeletonizing a watch movement became a CNC routine ...

 
 By: Marcus Hanke : November 24th, 2023-09:06
... resulting in the ubiquitous jigsaw design we are treated with nowadays. Here, a master had to analyse the movement thoroughly before deciding how much he could remove from the substance without risking the stability of the parts. Then the finely chise... 

Thanks Marcus for your info and comment again ...

 
 By: Jtl : November 24th, 2023-17:46
The flow and the depths of skeletonizing are unique in its own right.