Universal Genève 1942 Rare Universal Geneve Oversized Compur - Ref. 12482 Price On Request

Universal Genève 1942 Rare Universal Geneve Oversized Compur - Ref. 12482
Universal Genève 1942 Rare Universal Geneve Oversized Compur - Ref. 12482
Universal Genève 1942 Rare Universal Geneve Oversized Compur - Ref. 12482
Universal Genève 1942 Rare Universal Geneve Oversized Compur - Ref. 12482

Listed Price

Price On Request

Details

  • Year: 1942
  • Location: Bruxelles, Belgium
  • Address: Avenue Louise, 399
  • Gender: Unisex
  • Case material: Yellow Gold
  • Dial color: White
  • Strap color: Brown
  • Strap material: Crocodile
  • Movement: Handwinding Manual
  • Crystal: Mineral Glass
  • Case Diameter [mm]: 38.0
  • Thickness [mm]: 10.0
  • Authenticity: Original parts
  • Features: Luminescent Hand, Luminescent Numeral
  • Functions: Chronograph
  • Condition: Used
  • Internal Reference: 9057733

Description

One of the most desirable and stunning compur. WHY IS THIS WATCH SPECIAL The Compur is a quintessential chronograph from Universal Genève; with its balanced dial and well-proportioned case, this watch has maintained its timelessness flawlessly. This particular model boasts an extra large unrepolished 38mm case, rare size for the era and still striking today, Trademaked in 1937, the Universal Genève Compur range of chronographs featured for the first time in watchmaking history a movement with the second column wheel under the dial, the famous Compur were replaced in the early 1940 by the Uni-Compax. THE STORY Universal Genève has been on the up and up over the past few years and it's easy to see why. The Compur was lauched in 1937 and quickly became a hit. The Swiss manufacture consistently produced beautiful tool watches such as this Compur with two subsidiary dials and applied gold indexes. This example feature a perfect balance of elegance and sporty look. THE DATA Maker: Universal Genève Model: Compur 18k Yellow Gold Reference: 12482 Case N°: 100xxxx Year: 1942 Material: Solid 18k Yellow Gold Dimentions (WxHxT): 38x42x10mm Caliber: In House UG 285 Bracelet/Strap: Brown aligatorleather Lug width: 18mm Box/Papers: N/A THE IMPORTANT DETAILS This watch is in extremely good condition for its age. The 18k solid gold case is very well preserved, and the even very slightly patinated white dial is stunning. This is a great vintage chronograph, elegant and sporty with its round pushers and "sword" hands. A nice presence on the wrist, perfect for everyday wear.
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Avenue Louise, 399
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Bruxelles
Belgium
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