Universal Geneve Polerouter 1950s 36mm Ref 20217-1 Tropical Caliber 138SS BumperUniversal Genève
For auction is a rare early 1950's Universal Geneve Polerouter caliber 138SS bumper black tropical dial 36mm automatic stainless steel crosshair. An iconic watch and design. This one has a rare dial in black that has faded and tropicalized creating a really nice look. The only real issue is a later replaced unsigned crown. It is an otherwise very nice example.
Ref #: 20217-1
Diameter: 36 mm w/out crown, 38 mm w/crown, 45 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 19 mm at the lugs tapering to 16 mm (will take a 19 mm strap)
Height: 11 mm
Power-reserve: 34 hours
Water Resistance: N/A
Gram Weight: 49 grams
Movement: Universal Geneve caliber 138SS bumper automatic
Strap/Bracelet: Leather made in Italy high quality black pebbled strap
Case: Stainless steel with twisted lyre lugs with fixed bezel, screw down caseback with UG logo
Dial: Matte black with outer appleid steel chapter dauphine hands, crosshair and text and hashmarks in gilt, dauphine hands
Condition: 80% (8.0 of 10): tropical dial looks really nice, working and functioning correctly, later replaced crown
Box/Papers: Watch only
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