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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 15, 2016

LOT 364

UNIVERSAL REF. 881101 TRI-COMPAX DAY-DATE PANDA DIAL STEEL Universal, Genève, "Tri-Compax", case No. 24377931, Ref. 881101/01. Made in the 1960s. Very fine, stainless steel, water-resistant, wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer bezel, triple date and moon phases.

Three-body, polished, tachometer graduation on the black bezel to 500 units, screwed-down case back, curved lugs. White and black with applied luminous steel indexes, outer white minutes and fifths of a seconds divisions, guilloché subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12- hour and 30-minute registers and the date, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the moon phases. Luminous white tapered hands. Cal. 281, rhodiumplated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, selfcompensating Breguet balance spring, shock absorber.

CHF 14,000 - 24,000

HKD 112,000 - 195,000 / USD 14,600 - 25,000

Sold: CHF 18,750

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2-8*

Very good

Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-10-01

Very good


HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm.