Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Mar 10, 2010

LOT 19

Universal Geneve Compax Universal, Genève, Compax, Case No. 885108, Ref. 7211. Made in the 1970's. Fine, stainless steel, water-resistant wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer bezel and a stainless steel Universal link bracelet. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate.

USD 1,500 - 2,500

EUR 1,100 - 1,800 / CHF 1,600 - 2,700

Sold: USD 3,480

C. Three-body, polished, tachometer graduation on the blue bezel to 500 UPH, screwed-down case back, lyre lugs. D. Tri-color black, white and blue with applied steel indexes and luminous dots, outer 1/5th seconds track with red 5-minute/ seconds markers, guilloché subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous steel tapered hands. M. Cal. 85, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original