Maker: Universal Geneve. Triple signed: Dial, Movement, Inside Caseback
Case: Solid stainless steel screwback case, unusual for a dress watch as most dress watches from this period were snap back cases. Signed inside with the Universal Geneve logo. Caseback engraved for the original owner, adds a charming bit of provenance to this piece and dates it to 1944.
Cleaned, unpolished case; the original lines and angles all intact.
Dial: Extremely unusual copper dial with white, Breguet numerals. Signed Universal Geneve, Swiss.
Clean, original hands.
Factory original dial. Beautiful condition.
Movement: Universal Genvev calibre 262.
Manual wind, sweep second. 17 Jewels. Power reserve of 38 hours, per manufacture’s specs.
Frequency: 18,000 beats per hour.
Signed Universal Geneve, 17 Jewels.
Recently serviced by our master watchmaker. Excellent running condition, keeping good time.
Dimensions: 32 mm x 40 mm without crown. 16 mm lugs.
Condition: Truly excellent overall condition, for a very uncommon Universal dress watch with copper dial, Breguet numerals and screwback case. These Universal movements are built like a tank and will stand up for years to come.
Strap: Comes on a new-old-stock lizard grain band that complements this vintage perfectly.
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