Internationally renowned Athens watch, named in 1846 after the founder Ulysse Nardin. In his early years, Nardin taught the technology of watchmaking factories by his father. Then, under the guidance of two famous watchmaking giants, Frederic William Dubois and Louis Jean Richard-dit-Bressel, the technology reached its peak. In 1846, Ulysse Nardin began to make chronographs and alarm clocks for shipping companies. However, due to the downturn in 1970, it was finally received by a group of investors led by Rolf Schnyder in 1983. Today, Athens watchmaking has become a leader in the watch industry, and continues to introduce innovations in the watchmaking tradition, producing a series of wristwatches. Today’s Watch House brings you a brief review of a Classico 鎏 gold series watch, the official model: 8276-119-2 / 31.
The Athens Classico 鎏 gold watch series, inheriting the 167-year watchmaking tradition, perfectly combines extraordinary watchmaking technology and design aesthetics. This watch is simple and restrained in appearance, equipped with an automatic movement with small seconds and date display.
The watch has a diameter of 40 mm and the case is made of 18K rose gold. The low-key and restrained appearance is the best interpretation of the gentleman’s temperament. A pair of lugs with unique shapes and sharp edges and corners are enough to prove the ingenious intention of the watch designer, and also to show the dignity of the Athenian watch.
The rounded lines of the case bring a sense of comfort. The case is polished to give off a strong metallic luster. The sapphire crystal glass is processed by the watchmaker to have a special arc. It is perfectly embedded in the case and transparent. Abrasion-resistant and has excellent anti-glare properties.
On the side without the crown, you can clearly see the outline of the watch. The case, lugs, and strap form a perfect arc. The side is engraved with the number of this watch. It is intended to tell everyone that this watch is in Athens. Block 336 produced in the series.
The dial design is simple and generous, without too much decoration, highlighting the low-key introversion of the watchmaking in Athens. The time scales in the dial are displayed with large Roman numerals at 3, 9, and 12 o’clock. Click below.
The crown is located at 3 o’clock, the precise gear pattern brings comfortable feel and perfect visual enjoyment, and the top has the classic Athens logo.
The 6 o’clock position is a small seconds dial. The gold outer ring design and the dial time scale form a unified hue, which shows the high-end atmosphere. The black Arabic numerals and bar markers are used to display it. Below the second dial is a date display window, which can accurately display the date of the day. The word SWISS MADE (Swiss Made) is marked at the bottom, which is intended to explain the precision of the Athenian watch.
The watch uses a pin buckle, which is also made of 18K rose gold and is engraved with the Athens brand logo, which not only serves as the brand’s imprint, but also plays a perfect embellishment role.
The watch has a back-through design, and the movement of the movement can be clearly seen through the sapphire crystal. The mechanical feel is more real. The watch is equipped with a self-winding mechanical movement, which can provide the watch with 42 hours of kinetic energy reserve. The bottom of the case and the movement are clearly engraved with the Athens brand logo, and the subtleties show the exquisiteness of the watchmaking in Athens.
Summary: As an old watch manufacturer with a history of 168 years, Athens has inherited the brand history and is constantly innovating in development. Its multi-series wristwatches have become the favorite of watch lovers today. The domestic reference price of this watch introduced today is 105,836 yuan.
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