16 November 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
Universal. An unusual stainless steel chronograph wristwatch
Signed Universal, Genève, Compax, case nos. 971'854 and 22'495, manufactured in 1943
Cal. 287 gilt-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, silvered dial, luminous Arabic numerals, luminous hands, outer five minute divisions and tachymetre scale, three engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, circular case, claw-shaped lugs, snap on back, two rectangular chronograph buttons in the band, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. diam.
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According to the Archives of Universal Genève, the present watch was manufactured between 1942 and 1943.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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