Dual Time Manufacture

Born from an iconic line

Words Chris Danielson
September 13, 2004
Born from an iconic line
Words Chris Danielson September 13, 2004

Born from an iconic line, the Dual Time Manufacture enables the second time zone and date to be adjusted both forward and backward.

Never before had a watchmaker so perfectly fulfilled the desire for comfort of frequent travelers and explorers. Part of an iconic Ulysse Nardin collection, the launch of the Dual Time Manufacture was a significant milestone in the history of contemporary watchmaking. For the first time, it was possible to adjust the second time zone forward as well as backward. Now, this incredible timepiece returns equipped with an automatic movement that has been developed, designed and manufactured entirely in-house: caliber UN-334. Endowed with a Big Date double window display, also adjustable in both directions, it boasts a silicium escapement, the height of watchmaking technology that very few brands are able to master.

Ulysse Nardin Dual Time Manufacture

Ulysse Nardin Dual Time Manufacture

Behind this simplicity of use – a true lesson in functionality – the Manufacture caliber UN-334 deploys the results of many years of research. Featuring a 48-hour power reserve, it is equipped with a silicon anchor, escape wheel and roller. The 4 Hz oscillator also has a patented 1.1.1. silicon balance spring, guaranteeing impressive accuracy. Having made its watchmaking début a little over 10 years ago thanks to the pioneering efforts of Ulysse Nardin, this highly contemporary material requires hardly any lubrication and resists wear more than any other. Complex to work with, its manufacturing techniques remain the prerogative of just a handful of watchmakers. The self-winding movement, a technological gem, is showcased through a sapphire case-back.

The bold modernity of this outstanding timepiece is complemented by a few classic touches, for an air of casual elegance. This chameleon-like piece is equally suited to a day in town or an important occasion.

Dual Time Manufacture – 3346-126LE/93

• Limited edition 500 pieces
• Movement caliber UN-334, 49 jewels
• Timezone quicksetting, big date, small second hand
• 18 ct rose gold case
• Blue dial
• Self-winding movement
• Water resistant to 30m
• Alligator strap

You can learn more about the Ulysse Nardin Dual Time Manufacture at the official Ulysse Nardin website