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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

LOT 147

UNIVERSAL REF. 22279 TRI-COMPAX STEEL Universal Genève, Tri-Compax, No. 1156279, Ref. 22279. Made in the 1960s. Fine, astronomic, stainless steel, water-resistant wristwatch with square button chronograph, registers, tachometer, triple date and moon phases and a stainless steel Universal buckle. Accompanied by a Universal fitted box. To be sold without reserve

C. Two-body, polished, inclined bezel, snap on case back, lapidated lugs, date adjusters in the band. D. Satine silver with applied steel dart indexes, outer 1/5th second track, sunk guilloché subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, graduation for the date around the moon phase aperture, apertures for the days of the week and the month. Steel feuille hands. M. Cal. 481, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 35 mm. Thickness 10 mm.

HKD 14,000 - 18,000

USD 1,800 - 2,300 / EUR 1,400 - 1,800

Sold: HKD 16,250


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-9

Good

Scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-10-01

Good

Patinated

HANDS Original