Universal Geneve UG Tri-Compax 22242 1940s HPC Original Dial Caliber 481 Rare
Universal Geneve UG Tri-Compax 22242 1940s HPC Original Dial Caliber 481 Rare Universal Geneve UG Tri-Compax 22242 1940s HPC Original Dial Caliber 481 Rare Universal Geneve UG Tri-Compax 22242 1940s HPC Original Dial Caliber 481 Rare Universal Geneve UG Tri-Compax 22242 1940s HPC Original Dial Caliber 481 Rare Universal Geneve UG Tri-Compax 22242 1940s HPC Original Dial Caliber 481 Rare Universal Geneve UG Tri-Compax 22242 1940s HPC Original Dial Caliber 481 Rare Universal Geneve UG Tri-Compax 22242 1940s HPC Original Dial Caliber 481 Rare Universal Geneve UG Tri-Compax 22242 1940s HPC Original Dial Caliber 481 Rare Universal Geneve UG Tri-Compax 22242 1940s HPC Original Dial Caliber 481 Rare Universal Geneve UG Tri-Compax 22242 1940s HPC Original Dial Caliber 481 Rare Universal Geneve UG Tri-Compax 22242 1940s HPC Original Dial Caliber 481 Rare Universal Geneve UG Tri-Compax 22242 1940s HPC Original Dial Caliber 481 Rare
$ 8,850.00
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Tri-Compax HPC (High Precision Chronometer)
Description

For auction is a 1940's Universal Geneve ref. 22242 HPC High Precision Chronometer caliber 481 35mm stainless (enversteel) excellent original dial and unpolished case. An exceptional example that is a true survivor: both case and dial are in excellent original condition, which is a true rarity for this watch. There isn't any piece quite like a Tri-Compax: even for those who don't love watches the dial is instantly captivating and clearly something quite special. A rare watch generally, to find one in this sort of condition is very rare and worthy of a great collection or top auction house.

Ref #: 22242 serial 1107160

Diameter: 35 mm w/out crown, 37 mm w/crown, 41 mm lug to lug

Lug Width: 18 mm at the lugs tapering to 16 mm (will take a 18 mm strap)

Height: 12 mm

Power-reserve: 32 hours

Water Resistance: N/A

Gram Weight: 43 grams

Movement: Universal Geneve caliber 481 with gilt mainplates and stainless steel chronograph parts

Crystal: Acrylic

Strap/Bracelet: Welsbro German Chocolate Cake made in Italy leather strap

Case: Stainless Steel (Enversteel) with brushed case and beveled lugs, fixed high polished bezel, snap back caseback, really good unpolished case

Dial: Opaline with the iconic 4 subdial layout: moon phase and date pointer at 12 o'clock, 30 minutes at 3 o'clock, extra large 12 hours at 6 o'clock with HPC text and running seconds at 9 o'clock, blued diamond sword hands with radium, arabic and round radium dial markers, day and date in Spanish, red date pointer hand

Condition: 82% (8.2 of 10): really good case and dial in original never polished condition, working and functioning correctly

Box/Papers: Watch only


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