In honor of the Monaco Yacht Show, Ulysse Nardin has unveiled a new selection of dive watches. In four variations, this is a redesign of the existing Ulysse Nardin Diver Chronometer watches that still new CEO (since 2017) Patrick Pruniaux, we are told, was very closely involved with. While it may still be early to infer from these models the impact he will have on the brand’s direction, we shall take a quick look at the new-for-2018 Ulysse Nardin Diver Chronometer watches and how they are different
To begin with, the wave pattern on the dial of the previous Ulysse Nardin Diver Chronometer has been replaced with a grained texture which can only be good for legibility. The hands are no longer skeletonized, and are much blockier, as are the indices. The 300m water-resistant, 44mm-wide cases are more angular and now in titanium rather than steel. The prominent rubber crown guards are also new.
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