The words ‘manufacture’ and ‘in-house’ connected to a movement appear to be something we hear presumably time and again nowadays and in specific circumstances, not utilized in the legitimate way. It is becoming progressively significant for brands these days as far as validity. Notwithstanding, some manufactures are more commendable than others at utilizing the name manufacture for their developments and Ulysse Nardin is important for this pack. Furthermore, regardless of whether they are making crazy watches (like the Hannibal ), they additionally have straightforward watches that highlight their own types, as for example the brand new Ulysse Nardin Classico Manufacture.
Ulysse Nardin was and still is perhaps the most imaginative manufactures and even 15 years after its presentation, the Freak stays an appropriate UFO in the horological scene. The brand was also ready to thoroughly recharge the idea of the escapement this year, while presenting the noteworthy Anchor Tourbillon . At long last, in a more traditional yet bewildering approach, Ulysse Nardin can make super complicated watches like the 725.000 CHF Hannibal Minute Repeater Tourbillon with machines . Nonetheless, in the genuine financial setting, these watches are more advertising attractions than legitimate cash producers. Therefore, the Ulysse Nardin Classico Manufacture, an old style cycle of Ulysse Nardin’s plan and limits, is a significant watch.
The Ulysse Nardin Classico Manufacture is the primary watch of this assortment to bring a completely in-house development – which means planned, created, manufactured and amassed by Ulysse Nardin, in their own offices. This watch is dispatched with the expectation of battling in the scope of the traditional, exquisite, downplayed watches with a fascinating and creative horological content – which means confronting the competition with some GP 1966 , a Rolex Cellini (the most recent releases) or some Blancpain (that are altogether utilizing a similar formula: rich, outwardly straightforward watches with a +/ – 40mm case and an in-house development). Regardless of whether the competition in this scope of watches is intense, it will under the less allow Ulysse Nardin to get to new business sectors for clients in a need of straightforward tastefulness and subjective/selective developments – something the Marine Collection by UN can’t accomplish at the present time, because of more undaunted plan choices.
The new Ulysse Nardin Classico Manufacture comes in the ordinary state of the assortment, which means a basic and exquisite case estimating 40mm, with rather short and bended hauls. The two versions – ivory and blue – are coming in a 18K pink gold case. Regardless of whether the plan is straightforward, we discovered back the nautical foundations of the brand – what made the achievement and the acknowledgment of the brand for as long as many years. However straightforward as they seem to be, these new Classico Manufacture watches are not timid and exhausting, because of explicit hauls of a few subtleties on the dial or looking into the issue (like the typical plate on the caseband with the chronic number). We’re before a traditional watch with its own character and an extraordinary presence on the wrist – the 9.6mm tallness is both sensible and adequate to feel the watch on the wrist.
Design-wise, there’s nothing stupendous except for nothing exhausting all things considered. The Classico Manufacture is exquisite, tactful and refined yet wants to be a Ulysse Nardin. This inclination can likewise be capable when turning around the watch and taking a gander at the development. We can undoubtedly recognize the appearance of another development with the move of the second hand from the focal pivot to a sub-dial at 6. The date is astutely coordinated in this sub-counter with a cautious round window. The development is charming to take a gander at, with pleasantly formed plates and a cross-over extension over the equilibrium wheel. The completion is made as needs be to the elevated expectations of the manufacture, which means cleaned slanted points, blued screws, round Geneva stripes and an engraved gold rotor. Oneself winding Calibre UN-320 highlights a hairspring and an escapement in silicon and flaunts 48 hours of force save. At last, the date can be amended both in reverse and forward.
The new Ulysse Nardin Classico Manufacture is a decent option for those looking for a rich watch with a solid horological content. It will be estimated at 14.500 Euros. More subtleties on UlysseNardin.com .