Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 56

UNIVERSAL TRI-COMPAX PINK GOLD Universal, Genève, "Tri-Compax", case No. 1455027, Ref. 12296. Made in the late 1940s. Very fine, large, 18K pink gold wristwatch with square button chronograph, registers, tachometer, triple date calendar and moon phases.

CHF 5,000 - 7,000

HKD 40,000 - 56,000 / USD 5,000 - 7,000

Sold: CHF 6,875

Three-body, polished, replaced bezel, concave lugs, correctors on the band, snap-on back. Matte silver with emboss dart and square indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12 hour- and 30- minute registers, outer tachometer graduation, graduation for the days of the month, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the moon phases. Pink Gold dart hands. Cal. 481, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

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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: 2-8-19-01

Very good

Slightly scratched


HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37.4 mm. THICKNESS 11.6 mm.