Exclusive Timepieces 31 October 2020 | Monaco

Auction Details

Morning Session:
Lots 1 – 100, starting at 10:30 AM CET
Afternoon Session:
Lots 101 – 264, starting at 2:30 PM CET

Monaco Legend Group is focusing, in this Autumn Auction Catalogue, to offer a variety of beautiful timepieces where the winning point has to be the combination between rarity, quality and price.

108 Ulysse Nardin Very Fascinating Astrolabium Galileo Galilei Astronomic Wristwatch in Yellow Gold, With Astrolabe, Days, Months and Original Warranty

Estimate: € 18,000 –⁠ 36,000

Lot Description

Model: Astrolabium Galileo Galilei
Reference: 991-22 (Engraved 77)
Case Material: Yellow gold
Bracelet Material: Leather strap
Year: 2000
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: UN97
Case N°: 209
Movement N°: 91.7.209
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Case, dial, movement
Accessories: Papers

The Ulysse Nardin Astrolabium Galileo Galilei, after the name of the great scientist and humanist, was launched in 1985 and represents the only astrolabe watch designed to be worn on the wrist. It is one of the series of the astronomical watches created by Ulysse Nardin along with the Planetarium Copernicus and the Tellurium Johannes Kepler. It’s able to show few accurate astronomical indications and shows the position of the moon, the sun and some stars as well as the sunrise and sunset, moonrise and moonset, eclipses of the moon and the sun. The present watch is number 77 and has been conserved heavenly by the last owner: the edges are crisp and sharp, the yellow-gold case has a nice start of oxidation and, moreover, it is sold with its original papers.