Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 144

UNIVERSAL ?COMPAX", TWO-TONE DIAL, PINK GOLD Universal, Geneve, "Compax Chronograph", case No. 827105, Ref.12514. Made in the 1950s. Fine 18k pink gold wristwatch with square button chronograph, registers and tachometer. To be sold without reserve

CHF 2,000 - 3,000

USD 2,200 - 3,300 / EUR 1,700 - 2,500

Sold: CHF 1,625

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, inclined bezel, concave lugs, snap-on case back. D. Two-tone champagne with painted Arabic numerals, outer 1/5th seconds scale with 5-minute/seconds Arabic markers and tachometer graduation to 1000 UPH, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Blued steel baton hands. M. Cal. 287, gilt brass, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam 36 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01


Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original