Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Geneva, May 13, 2018

LOT 112

UNIVERSAL CABRIOLET REVERSO, STEEL A fine, early and very rare, manual wind, stainless steel wristwatch.

CHF 2,200 - 4,200

HKD 17,600 - 33,600 / USD 2,200 - 4,200

Sold: CHF 3,125

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-53-01

Very good


HANDS Original

Brand Universal

Model Cabriolet

Year Circa 1928

Numbers Case N. 10'054

Caliber 24 x 17 mm.

Dimensions 42 x 24 mm.

Signature Dial, Case and Movement.


The Universal Cabriolet is known for being the first reversible wristwatch ever made. Launched around 1927, it preceded the Reverso by Jaeger Lecoultre and was the inspiration for the golden Janus model celebrating the 100th anniversary of the brand.