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    Sale 1413

    Rare Watches Including Important Private Collections

    16 May 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 156

    Universal Genève. A fine and Unique, Platinum, 18K Pink Gold and Diamond-Set Limited Edition Double Dialed Cabriolet Wristwatch With Jump Hour, Dual Time, Date, mother-of-pearl dial and Box

    SIGNED UNIVERSAL GENÈVE, GOLDEN JANUS MODEL, REF. 042.400.6, CIRCA 1994

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    Universal Genève. A fine and Unique, Platinum, 18K Pink Gold and Diamond-Set Limited Edition Double Dialed Cabriolet Wristwatch With Jump Hour, Dual Time, Date, mother-of-pearl dial and Box
    Signed Universal Genève, Golden Janus Model, Ref. 042.400.6, Circa 1994
    Mechanical jewelled movement, white and mother-of-pearl dial, Roman quarter hour numerals, reverse silvered dial with jump hour at 12 o'clock, subsidiary dials for minute and date, Arabic numerals, day and night indication at 3 o'clock, rectangular case, bezel set with 50 diamonds, interior back plate engraved '100 ans de tradition horlogère, 1894-1994, Modèle unique', steel and 18K pink gold Universal Genève deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    26.5 mm. width. 43 mm. length.


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    With Universal Genève signed International Guarantee, sales tag, loupe, fitted presentation box in the form of a book.
    Universal created a very limited edition of unique pieces of the "Janus Cabriolet" to commemorate the 100th anniversary year of the firm. The present double dialed watch is a unique example in platinum, pink gold and diamonds. It evokes the Roman mythological figure Janus, the double-faced god of gates and doorways.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.