Jun 01, 2011,04:11 AM

Thanks Marcus on the valuable info. Appreciate.

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Look at this marvelous 1972 high-speed design UN!

 By: Marcus Hanke : May 31st, 2011-13:05
Our visitor Hertie kindly permitted me to show his pictures of this great 1972 design watch, which is a well sought-after gem made by Ulysse Nardin. Hertie's pics are marvelous, and show all detilas of this timepiece! Case dimensions: ca. 36 x 31mm, weigh...  

Wow, now that is very cool!

 By: Davo : May 31st, 2011-14:24
Thanks for sharing, Markus!


 By: Timewarp : June 1st, 2011-03:40
Is this a Zenith caliber?

No, high-beat movements were quite popular these times ....

 By: Marcus Hanke : June 1st, 2011-04:05
... and Zenith was but one of the brands experimenting with the 36,000 A/h frequency. The dogma was: the quicker, the more accurate, but the problems with lubricants being centrifuged away from the arbors and pallets at this speed brought most manufacture... 


 By: Timewarp : June 1st, 2011-04:11
Thanks Marcus on the valuable info. Appreciate.

Has some appeal. (nt)

 By: Ronald Held : June 1st, 2011-07:49

So 70ties so cool

 By: Ares501 - Mr Green : June 1st, 2011-11:05
and even cooler if we know how quartz was strong then Great piece Thank you for sharing Best Damjan

very retro/modern

 By: playtime : June 1st, 2011-20:27
the 60s and 70s offered some of the most gorgeous designs thx for sharing J

It still commands good prices today ...

 By: Marcus Hanke : June 2nd, 2011-04:14
... last time I noticed one being sold at Ebay, it went for 1,500 Euros. The condition was worse than the piece shown by Hertie above. However, today, a similar case construction would cost a substantial sum, and for the 4,500 Euros, such a watch would be... 

great funky looking piece, typical 70's

 By: G99 : June 9th, 2011-13:25
i had the chance of buying one a few years ago and regret not buying it, but thats life. a real retro looker(a bit like me ) G

A sibling on the wrist...

 By: Tim Jackson : June 10th, 2011-10:57
I acquired this many moons ago, come with it's original hang tag and COSC chronometer paper... Cheers, Tim...