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UN BLAST

[Infographic] Beware of BLAST

Ulysse Nardin BLAST

Just ahead of the Geneva Watch Days event, Ulysse Nardin released their latest technological marvel, BLAST. New features, a bold design and technical prowess make this timepiece well-suited for explorers that want a unique edge.

“X” marks the spot

The X has become a central theme in recent Ulysse Nardin history. You’ll find it encased within a rectangle and a circle and prominently displayed on all four BLAST models. The shape-within-shape-within-shape design is as unorthodox as it is interesting. Flip the watch over and you’ll see the X again – an X-factor you literally can’t miss.

Beneath the surface

This timepiece is powered by the in-house UN-172 movement, which beats at a frequency of 2.5Hz. Wearers will appreciate a three-day power reserve, an automatic tourbillon and a micro-rotor visible at 12 o’clock. The tourbillon cage has also been restructured to offer wearers a better glimpse into the innerworkings of the watch.

It’s all in the details

The BLAST features aerodynamic horns made to mimic the wings of a stealth aircraft. Each triangle has a different finish—alternating between polished, satin-finish and sand-blaster veneer—that give the watch a smooth and masculine look.

And for the finishing touch, the timepiece boasts an all new self-deploying buckle, featuring a patented three blade system that opens in a simultaneous fashion.

There are four distinct BLAST models to choose from in white, rose gold, black and blue, each with its own unique coordinating details. Find them at Feldmar.

About The Author: Jimmy Inglish

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Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Jimmy Inglish graduated from UCLA (go Bruins!) and is now a deeply-rooted California transplant. He has been serving as the social media director for Feldmar Watch Company since 2019 and runs the official Instagram page.

An avid watch collector, Jimmy has been building his own collection since 2014. In his free time, he enjoys hanging out with his 95-lb German Shepherd/Husky mix, Reginald Wilkerson and posting unique wrist shots to his personal Instagram page, @watchfiend.

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