12 May 2008
Universal. A stainless steel water-resistant triple calendar chronograph wristwatch with phases of the moon
Signed Universal, Genève, Tri-Compax, case nos. 881101/02 and 2'556'338, circa 1960
Cal. 281 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the black matte dial with baton numerals with luminous accents, luminous Dauphine hands, four subsidiary dials indicating date combined with phases of the moon, constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, two windows for day and month, in circular water-resistant-type case with black bezel calibrated for tachymetre scale, screw back, downturned fluted lugs, two round chronograph buttons in the band, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. diam.
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