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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 161

UNIVERSAL COMPUR CHRONOGRAPH Universal Watch, "Compur", case No.571457. Made in the 1940's. Fine and rare, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, telemeter and tachometer.

Three-body, polished, solid, rounded bezel, mobile lugs, snap-on case back. Matte silver with painted black Arabic numerals, inner seconds/minutes track with every five Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the second and 45 minute register, outermostblue telemeter scale, inner tachometer scale. Blued steel lozenge hands. Cal 292, frosted gilt, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, self-compensating blued Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 25,000 - 41,000 / USD 3,400 - 5,700

Sold: CHF 3,750


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8-19

Good

Slightly scratched

Dent(s)

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-10-01

Good

Patinated

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 38 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm.