Click image to go back Price: $3450
Brand: Universal_Geneve
Dial Style: Round
Model: No. 1444496
Numer of Jewels: 17J
Case Metal: 18K PG
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Sold Date: 4/25/2001
Pre-Auction Estimate: $2600-2800
Price Realized: $3450
Courtesy of Antiquorum

Universal Geneve, No. 1444496. Produced circa 1950. Fine, center-seconds, water-resistant, 18K pink gold and cloisonne enamel gentleman's wristwatch. C. two-body, solid, polished, screwed-down case back, concave lugs. D. polychrome cloisonne enamel representing the Arabian Peninsula, a palm tree and a mosque, surrounded by a pink gold plain reserve with dedication in Arabic characters. "Dauphine" pink gold hands. M. Cal. 139, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring. Case and movement signed. Diam. 35 mm. Charles Poluzzi, 20th Century enameller and painter on enamel, specializes in champleve and cloisonne landscapes in the Geneva style of 1750 to 1830. He creates dials for Patek Philippe, Universal, Rolex and Vacheron Constantin. (Condition: C 3 D 4 - 10 - 01 M 4 - 6*) (Grade: AA)