Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021

LOT 292

Universal
Ref. 32407, chronograph, minute counter; chromium-plated metal and stainless steel

HKD 8,700 - 17,300

CHF 1,000 - 2,000 / EUR 950 - 1,850 / USD 1,150 - 2,300

Sold: HKD 16,250

Chromium-plated metal and stainless steel, manual-winding, vertical tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, with snap-on case-back, silver colour dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and two horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two olive-shaped push-pieces) with tachometric scale graduated for 1 000 metres
· Half-instantaneous 45-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3 *
Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original

Brand Universal, Geneva

Model “UWECO”

Reference 32407

Year circa 1941-1942

Movement No. 171 571

Case No. 834 917

Material chromium-plated metal and stainless steel

Bracelet black leather UG strap

Buckle stainless steel buckle

Caliber 385, 14’’’ (based on UG 285 “Uni-Compax”), lever escapement

Height 43 mm.

Width 35 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement