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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 77

UNIVERSAL REF.. 22297-3 TRI COMPAX STEEL Universal, Geneve, "Tricompax", case No. 1803186, Ref. 22297-3. Made in the 1960's. Fine and rare, stainless steel wristwatch with square button chronograph, registers, triple date and moon phases.

Three body, polished and brushed, faceted lugs, rounded bezel, correctors on the band, dust cap, screwed down case back. Silver with applied steel baton indexes and luminous dots, outer minutes/seconds divisions, subsidiary guilloche dials for the seconds, 30-minute and 12-hour registers, aperture for the day of the week and the month, the days of the month and the moon phases. Steel dauphine hands. Cal. 281, Rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, steel Breguet balance spring.

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 32,000 - 48,000 / USD 4,000 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 6,250


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-8*

Good

Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-7-9-01-05

Good

Oxidized

Scratched

HANDS Original

HANDS Luminous material reapplied


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 35mm. THICKNESS 12.5 mm.