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    Universal Geneve Rare & Very Fine Ref. 881101/03 Steel Tri-Compax, circa 1960's
    Case: No. 2684740, stainless steel, three body, curved lugs, screw down back, fixed bezel, 36 mm, rounded pushers
    Dial: rare slate colored dial, raised outer white ring with blue 1/5th second divisions, guilloche white sub dials for the seconds, thirty minute and twelve hour registers, applied luminous steel indexes, apertures with red lettering for the months and days of the week, date dial and aperture for the moon phases at twelve, luminous white tapered baton hands, red center sweep hand
    Movement: caliber 281, rhodium finish, 17 jewels, manual winding, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber
    Band: original stainless steel 10-70 Universal Geneve brand with deployant clasp
    Signed: Universal Geneve Tri-Compax

    Note: This highly sought-after vintage timepiece is fresh to the collectors market. The extremely well preserved "exotic" slate dial, the classic case with very fine black tachymetre bezel, the caliber 281 movement, and the original bracelet make this a "must have" for the serious "Tri-Compax" aficionado.





    Condition Report*: Type: Universal Geneve Rare & Very Fine Ref. 881101/03 Steel Tri-Compax
    Dial: rare slate colored dial, luminous steel indexes
    Hands; luminous white tapered batons
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case No: 2684740
    Case Info: three body, screw down back
    Case Width: 36 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: caliber 281, rhodium finish, 17 jewels, manual winding, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber
    Band: 10-70, stainless steel, original band, deployant
    Circa: 1960's
    Condition: dial is very good, case is very good, bezel is very good, movement is very good and running, has had full professional overhaul and service completed April of 2016, original band is good
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    27th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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