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Univsersal. A stainless steel self-winding wristwatch with sweep center seconds, date and custom made bracelet
Univsersal. A stainless steel self-winding wristwatch with sweep center seconds, date and custom made bracelet

SIGNED UNIVERSAL GENEVE, POLEROUTER, AUTOMATIC, CIRCA 1950

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Univsersal. A stainless steel self-winding wristwatch with sweep center seconds, date and custom made bracelet Signed Universal Geneve, Polerouter, Automatic, circa 1950 With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the silvered dial with applied baton numerals, sweep center seconds, window for date, the circular case with downturned lugs, snap on back, together with a custom made stainless steel bracelet, case, dial and movement signed 36 mm. diam.
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The bracelet of this watch was custom made in the machine shop of the aircraft carrier, Wasp in 1944. As John Roosevelt changed watches, he would keep this steel bracelet that he had made.
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