It’s been 2 decades because the Marine Chronometer first embarked. To commemorate this milestone, Swiss Ulysse Nardin introduced the Grand Deck Marin Tourbillion at Baselworld 2016. The COSC-licensed chronometer makes its way into the esteemed league of timepieces underneath the Ulysse Nardin brand, getting a higher complication by using it for the first time. The maritime-inspired design and performance from the chronometer is inspired through the deck of the ship. Produced from hands-crafted wood inlays, additionally, it includes a boom that will reach to the 12:00 position to point retrograde minutes. Even this really is symbolized, well aligned towards the marine thematic. The indicator runs flat over the face from the watch inside a fine arc shape that resembles the latitude line utilized by mariners. On reaching an hour, the boom instantly resets to . Little nanowires that resemble the masts of the ship make the tugging from the boom.
A second barrel incorporates a stunning 60-second flying tourbillion escapement at the 6:00 mark that features the Ulysse Nardin anchor at the heart of it. It functions with the help of fibers, thinner than human hair. At 5:00 and 7:00 are situated two large disks that drive the ‘jumping’ hours. The hours are displayed digitally.
The watch leverages a complex manual-winding movement called Caliber UN-630, which consists of an incredible 469 parts and offers 48 hours of power reserve. The Ulysse Nardin Tourbillon Watch chronometer will retail for about 285k Swiss Francs, which is around $293k.