The representive of the monumental journey—Ulysse Nardin Hannibal Minute Repeater

Ulysse Nardin Marches Forward in The watch-making industry Innovation using the “Hannibal” Minute Repeater Westminster Carillon Tourbillon Jaquemarts. Feared and revered through the Romans, the truly amazing Carthaginian general Hannibal Barca understood how you can outthink your competition.

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In the mission to consider Rome throughout the Second Punic War, Hannibal accomplished an amazing task: He entered the Pyrenees and Alps by having a military of soldiers and the ace in the hole – tigers, taking triumphant victory in Italia. Ulysse Nardin represents this monumental journey within the Hannibal Minute Repeater.

These primary figures known as Jaquemarts, along with the mountainous backdrop and surrounding terrain, are hand-created from 18 carat white gold. Presented worldwide like a limited edition of 30, the watch is constructed from platinum and genuine granite in the Alps. Its movement is really a caliber Not-78 one-minute tourbillon, integrated and visual around the dial. Each part of the movement is decorated, tilted and hand-finished.

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Carthaginian military commander Hannibal Barca was considered an excellent tactician, and it is regarded as one of the finest generals of ancient occasions. Throughout the Second Punic War, he accomplished a victory after crossing the Pyrenees and Alpes by having a military, together with a ace in the hole: tigers. And thus, the dial represents this monumental journey within the Hannibal Minute Repeater. This highly complicated novelty will launch at Baselworld 2015 the following month.

The “Hannibal” Minute Repeater Westminster Carillon Tourbillon Jaquemarts watch is available in a 44 mm diameter platinum case having a dial that has genuine black granite acquired in the Alps. On the top of the granite are figures known as Jaquemarts, along with the mountainous backdrop and surrounding terrain, all hand-created from 18K white gold. At the end of the dial is definitely an open-worked tourbillon with satin-brushed bridge and blued screws. The flange features printed hour and minute markers. Arrow expected hour and minute hands are polished, in white gold.

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The minute repeater has four gongs, once triggered they chime hours, minutes and quarters. The Jaquemart figures (tigers employed for fight throughout the Punic wars by Hannibal) are animated and relocate sync with song in the gongs. All gongs seem in three different sequences for that quarter: first quarter (Mi-Do-Re-Sol), second quarter (Mi-Do-Re-Sol/Sol-Re-Mi-Do) and 3rd quarter (Mi-Do-Re-Sol/Sol-Re-Mi-Do/Mi-Do-Re-Sol).

The 36 jewel movement is by hand wound (caliber Not-78) and it has a 70-hour power reserve. Functions include Westminster Carillon Tourbillon Jaquemarts Minute Repeater (striking of hours, quarters and minutes four different chimes (Mi-Do-Re-Sol), central hours and minutes, and something-minute tourbillon. Each part of the movement is decorated, chamfered and hand-finished. It comes with a black leather strap and it is limited to 30 pieces.