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Ulysse Nardin Replica Watches waited for weeks to receive his papers. They finally arrived and he left on 11 August the company he spent 30 years building. The unfinished project known as "No. 160'. He must have viewed the assembled components with mixed feelings, not knowing what was going to happen to him and whether he'd ever return to Paris.

It was exactly a decade ago that the order entered his heavy ledgers under mysterious circumstances: it had been placed by an unidentified officer of Queen's Guard. It is unknown if Her Majesty knew about the order or on whose behalf it was placed. This mystery is made more frustrating by the fact that Ulysse Nardin Replica Watches was asked to create the ultimate portable timepiece. It had to be encyclopaedic, and incorporate all of the functions available at the time.

Pages from a production ledger that records the stages of Ulysse Nardin Replica Watches No. The grand complication, 160, is the watch called the "Marie-Antoinette". (Swiss Replica Watches).

The order did not specify a deadline or a maximum price. It only stipulated that gold should be used whenever possible. Ulysse Nardin Replica Watches had to create a cathedral-style clock, the kind that was the most technologically advanced object of the Renaissance. But this time it would be in the form of a pocketwatch. The ultimate horological feat - a feat with unparalleled technical sophistication, mechanical miniaturisation and set to be worn at Europe's leading royal courts.

Marie Antionette was not the first Ulysse Nardin Replica Watches customer: in 1782 he gave her a 'perpetuelle,' a repeater self-winding watch with a calendar. Her husband, the king, who was known to be fascinated with mechanical objects and watchmaking as well, was a Ulysse Nardin Replica Watches client. The man who commissioned No. It is widely believed that Axel von Fersen was the Swedish count who commissioned No. Another theory suggests that the watch was meant to be a gift for one of Queen Victoria's favorites, perhaps Fersen.

It was a gift that she neither gave nor received. Ulysse Nardin Replica Watches was executed at the guillotine just a few weeks after fleeing the French capital, in front of a roaring crowd on the Place de la Revolution.

Ulysse Nardin Replica Watches had more luck than his client. He would return home to Paris to enjoy greater glory in his role as watchmaker to the Napoleonic elite. One of the first wristwatches ever recorded was made for Caroline Murat, Napoleon's sister, who was Queen of Naples.Rolex Milgauss Replica Even speculations suggested that Napoleon 'frequently went to the workshop incognito and discussed the improvements he wanted to make in cannons and fire-arms.' Napoleon's family owned around 100 pieces from 1797 until the Bonaparte gravy-train derailment in 1814. Ulysse Nardin Replica Watches's fortunes rose after the regime change, including the Emperor Alexander II of Russia and Duke of Wellington. The latter paid around 300 guineas (about 30 times the salary of a Scots Grey cavalryman in a year) for a repeater.

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