Hands-On: The Ulysse Nardin Classico Manufacture 'Grand Feu'
The Grand Feu will retail for $8,800 in the United States, which makes it perhaps the most reasonable mechanical watches with a champlevé amazing feu dial. Not exclusively is simply the cost engaging, yet additionally the actual watch cuts a fine figure in the metal. The case is on the moderate side, worked with exceptionally customary styling and a simple to wear shape. It gauges in at an exceptionally wearable 40mm in measurement, and it has a rich profile. The watch slid tenderly under a dress shirt sleeve when I gave it a shot yesterday and I appreciated the manner in which the drags held the case to the wrist. All things considered, the essentials are exactly how they should be.
In the metal, the Classico Manufacture “Excellent Feu” looks rich and fantastic.
The dial is the fundamental fascination however. It is a beautiful dim blue tone with a wave-like guilloché designs that shines under the light like the sea in the evening – fitting, given the company’s numerous connections to the nautical world. The veneer over the guilloché design has a particular extravagance to it that makes it clear from first look that this is something uncommon and not the more normal enamel dials you’d find on numerous watches in this value fragment. There is no uncertainty about the dressy idea of the watch either, regardless of the glowing hands.
The white Roman numerals and delicately bended hour and moment hands give a decent pop, and help up the dial of the watch. The equivalent goes for the date plate at six o’clock, which is both careful and truly decipherable when it should be. Does it should be there by any means? I don’t know. It’s positively there to be functional, however I presume the dial may be more beautiful without the interruption. It doesn’t demolish the watch however, not even close.
Inside you actually have the in-house type that is a mark of this collection.
One valid justification for the date is the production made type UN-320, a mark of this assortment. Of course, Ulysse Nardin could change the development or create something new, however then we end up with a totally different watch completely. Regardless, the UN-320 an amazing development, with a silicon hairspring and Ulysse Nardin’s trademark anchor escapement, and a moderate 48-hour power save. It’s noticeable through the caseback, where it becomes clear what we have here is another little development in a major case. The oceanic subject proceed on the rotor, which is engraved with columns of waves.
The Ulysse Nardin Classico Manufacture “Great Feu” is an expansion to the principle assortment and is estimated at $8,800. It is just accessible in hardened steel with a calfskin strap.
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