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A Ulysse Nardin Fan

Newspaper article International New York Times

A Ulysse Nardin Fan

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The Asian publisher says he likes the brand's mechanics and design.

Abel Hwong knows a thing or two about luxury. His success as a banker during the Asian boom of the 1990s positioned him to create AM Publishing, which produces China-focused lifestyle magazines like Apex Manual and the watch publication World of Luxury Times.

Now, Mr. Hwong is an enthusiastic car collector and always looking for distinctive watches, too -- like Ulysse Nardin's Perpetual Ludwig, a 1996 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) model known for its perpetual calendar. The watch, named for its creator, Ludwig Oechslin, can adjust to the year 2100, for the truly forward- thinking.

"I was impressed by Ulysse Nardin GMT models as it was the first mechanical watch that can adjust back and forth with a single push piece," Mr. …

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