2015 Ulysse Nardin Hannibal Minute Repeater Replica Watch

For those who are wondering, a jaquemart is an automaton used in conjunction with a hammer to strike the time on a bell or gong. Jaquemarts are not exclusive to replica ulysse nardin minute repeater 2015 watches sale designs, and have been made at least since the heyday of automata in the 18th century. Ulysse Nardin has made a practice of designing jaquemarts for its minute repeaters.

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Ulysse Nardin has announced one of its releases set for Baselworld this spring. The Hannibal Minute Repeater combines Ulysse Nardin’s classic use of jaquemarts with a Westminster carillon, a tourbillon, and a distinctive dial material. Let’s take a look.

 

The Replica Ulysse Nardin Hannibal Minute Repeater employs manufacture caliber UN-78. It runs in 36 jewels; its power reserve is approximately 70 hours. This manually wound tourbillon movement is the brand’s go-to caliber for the Minute Repeater Westminster Carillon Tourbillon Jaquemarts collection. Previous models in the family include the Genghis Khan watch and the Alexander the Great Swiss fake watches.

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One particularly unusual feature of the Hannibal ulysse nardin replica watches replica watches store is the substance of its dial. Above the tourbillon at 6 o’clock one finds a three-quarter dial made of polished granite. The rock is sourced from the Alps, because Hannibal Barca led his troops (and his elephants) through the Alps en route to Italy during the Second Punic War, in 218 BC.

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The best luxury replica watches is cased in platinum, a particularly resonant metal for use in minute repeaters. The Westminster carillon makes for a very recognizable tune whenever the minute repeater sounds: it plays a sequence of four-note melodies just like those played by Big Ben at the Palace of Westminster. A four-note sequence plays at 15 past the hour, eight notes at half past, and twelve notes at a quarter to. When sounding out the time, the lowest of the four pitches tolls the hours and the highest tolls the minutes.

The Hannibal Minute Repeater is 44 mm in diameter. It comes on a leather strap with a folding buckle. It has a sapphire crystal caseback, affixed with screws, to showcase the movement. The crown screws down for added protection. It is water resistant to 30 meters. For this limited edition, 30 pieces will be produced. Price is available from Ulysse Nardin upon request.

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