Click image to go back Price: $1438
Brand: Universal_Geneve
Dial Style: Round
Model: Aero-Compax
Numer of Jewels: 17J
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Sold Date: 4/25/2001
Pre-Auction Estimate: $1500-1800
Price Realized: $1438
Courtesy of Antiquorum

Universal Geneve "Aero-Compax". Produced in the 1940 's. Fine, pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, "Memento" dial and two crowns. C. three-body, polished, triangular lapidated lugs. additional crown at 9 o'clock for setting the hands of the "Memento" dial. D. matte silver with radium-coated Arabic numerals, auxiliary dials for the seconds, the 12 hours and 30 minutes registers, and "Memento" dial in 12 hours and outer tachometer graduation. "Lozenge" radium-coated hands. M. 13''' gilt brass, 17 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. A similar watch is published in Universal Geneve, 100 Ans de Tradition Horlogere, by Italo Bonifacio and Laura Rivolta, pp. 65 and 66. (Condition: C 4 D 4 - 24 - 01 M 4) (Grade: A)