Hong Kong, May 29, 2022

LOT 433

Ref. 881101-02, chronograph, minute and hour counters, triple date à guichets (with apertures), moon phases, calibre 281, black dial; “Tri-Compax”, so-called “Evil Clapton”; stainless steel

HKD 95,000 - 144,000

EUR 11,500 - 17,200 / CHF 12,000 - 18,000 / USD 12,100 - 18,200

Sold: HKD 175,000

Stainless steel, manual-winding, “tonneau”-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, black colour dial, silver colour auxiliary dials, subsidiary seconds at 9 and seven horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped push-pieces located on the case-band) with tachometric scale graduated on the bezel for 1 000 units per hour
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
· 12-hour counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)
· Half-instantaneous date of the month (subsidiary dial at 12 o’clock)
· Day of the week (aperture at 11 o’clock; indications given in Italian)
· Month of the year (aperture at 1 o’clock; indications given in Italian)
· Phases of the moon (aperture at 12 o’clock)

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Universal, Geneva

Model “Tri-Compax”, so-called “Evil Clapton”

Reference 881101-02

Year circa 1975

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 2 438 203

Material stainless steel

Bracelet black leather strap

Buckle stainless steel UG buckle (modern)

Diameter 36.3 mm. (bezel)

Caliber 281, 13’’’, lever escapement

Height 44.9 mm.

Width 35.8 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement