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    Universal Geneve, Rare Polerouter Sub, From The Original Owner, circa 1968
    Case: 37.5 mm, stainless steel, three body, black rotating bezel, screw down crown with asymmetric guard on the right, screw down case back
    Dial: black, Arabi numerals and white baton indexes, tritium dots and edges, date aperture at three, luminous tapered steel baton hands
    Movement: UG Cal. 69, automatic, gold micro-rotor, 17 jewels, pat. 329805
    Band: original stainless steel band with deployant 4166 clasp
    Signed: Universal Geneve Polerouter Sub

    This timepiece is consigned by the original owner who purchased the watch at the Army PX in Da Nang Vietnam in 1968


    Condition Report*: Type: Universal Geneve, Rare Polerouter Sub, circa 1968
    Model: 869116/01
    Dial: black, Arabi numerals and white baton indexes, tritium dots and edges, date aperture at three
    Hands: luminous tapered steel baton hands
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case Info: three body, black rotating bezel, screw down crown with asymmetric guard on the right, screw down case back
    Case Width: 37.5 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: UG Cal. 69, automatic, gold micro-rotor, 17 jewels, pat. 329805
    Band: original stainless steel band with deployant 4166 clasp
    Condition: This lot presents in good condition with a very fine dial. The case and band show some wear commensurate to age. The movement runs and sets but the crown/stem will need servicing as it threads down to the side of the case as you try to wind manually from the crown. Lot sold as is.
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    25th Thursday 7:50 pm CT
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    25th Thursday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Jewelry & Timepieces Session
    (Lots 12001-12165) - 8:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, March 25, 2021.
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