Three astronomical watches from Ulysse Nardin whose pictures haunt me. Astrolabium, Tellurium and Planetarium.

Jan 02, 2019,13:54 PM

We'll agree on one point: Official pictures are rarely exciting, most often uninspired. 

But sometimes, there are some strong exceptions. 

Like here. 

Astrolabium Galileo Galilei:

Planetarium Copernicus:

And Tellurium Johannes Kepler:

Without forgetting the family picture, in the same vein:

Poetry, Mystery, Dreams, Adventures... Yes, these pictures are excellent. And the watches just a dream. 



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Beautiful pieces.

 By: russell996 : January 2nd, 2019-14:21
Amazing complications.

Lazy you! ;) [nt]

 By: amanico : January 2nd, 2019-16:05

:))) [nt]

 By: amanico : January 2nd, 2019-22:39

Those are bewitching photographs, Nicolas.

 By: DruidPadj : January 2nd, 2019-14:44
If you are responsible for them you really do not need a new Leica. As for the watches-in some ways these may be the greatest ever produced. Truly so far ahead of anyone else with these extreme complications presented in such a beautiful fashion. I'd love... 

Oh, and I see you are over 183,000 posts.

 By: DruidPadj : January 2nd, 2019-14:45
That means we all missed your 180,000th. That was yesterday, I guess?

3 hours ago. :))) [nt]

 By: amanico : January 2nd, 2019-14:48

Humbly I must say that in the metal and on the wrist these timepieces are an incredible combination of art and science. Conceived by a master and executed by a company in its heyday.

 By: Mitch K : January 2nd, 2019-22:10
There is no trio equal to these. Familiar as we are with the dial side of each the movement side is equally enticing.

Where could you do that? (nt)

 By: Ronald Held : January 4th, 2019-13:29

Maybe at the manufacture, in the small museum under the roof ...

 By: Marcus Hanke : January 16th, 2019-03:44
I believe that UN doesn't have fully assembled Trilogy pieces waiting to be ordered, if at all. It was really extraordinary that UN had loaned the full Trilogy to a rather small shop in Salzburg having become an authorized UN dealer many years ago. So I h... 

If I had the funds, just one. (nt)

 By: Ronald Held : January 18th, 2019-13:09

Ah. Which one? [nt]

 By: Mitch K : January 18th, 2019-14:35

Hard choice but Planetarium. (nt)

 By: Ronald Held : January 19th, 2019-13:12

Very much do! (nt)

 By: Ronald Held : January 20th, 2019-13:19

Thanks Nicolas for this post ! IMO getting this set is more fun and better value for money than being sent up to the space station because...

 By: GLau : January 19th, 2019-05:03
I will be safe from a rocket failure ! I am in awe and mesmerized by these watches while having a headache trying to understand them ! LOl !