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    Universal Geneve, Very Rare Nina Rindt "Exotic" Compax, Ref. 885.108, circa 1971
    Case: 36 mm, stainless steel, three body case, with screw down caseback, No. 2'892'923
    Dial: two tone blue dial, with applied hour markers, subsidiary dials for running seconds, hour/minute counters, luminous baton hands
    Movement: UG signed Val. 72 Cal. manual wind, rhodium finished, 17 jewels
    Band: UG and Gay Freres signed stainless steel bracelet (date code 2/68), UZ endlinks
    Signed: UG on case, dial, movement

    This timepiece is accompanied by its presentation box, service booklet, and certificate of guarantee


    Condition Report*: Type: Universal Geneve, Very Rare Nina Rindt "Exotic" Compax, Ref. 885.108, circa 1971
    Signed: UG on case, dial, movement
    Model: Ref. 885.108
    Dial: two tone blue dial, with applied hour markers, subsidiary dials for running seconds, hour/minute counters
    Hands: luminous baton hands
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case: #No. 2'892'923
    Case Info: three body case, with screw down caseback
    Case Width: 36 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: UG signed Val. 72 Cal. manual wind, rhodium finished, 17 jewels
    Band: UG and Gay Freres signed stainless steel bracelet (date code 2/68), UZ endlinks
    Circa: 1971
    Condition: This timepiece is presented in very good condition. The case is very sharp, and retains all of its curvature that make these cases so desirable. The reference and serial numbers are clear and legible on caseback. Original "aqua" color tachymeter bezel is still present, and shows noticeable wear along the steel edge, between the 85 and 70 measurement, from where it protrudes from the case side. This has also caused the measurements 75 and 70 to be faded. The dial is extremely nice with very little wear and all lume plots present with exception of 9 and part of 6. Equally as rare as the dial condition, is the original handset, which has all lume intact with exception of a pin hole in the minute hand. Additionally, the original signed acrylic crystal is still present. The crown has been changed at some point, in its service history, with a Bulova signed crown. This is interesting as we have seen this before, and it should be noted that Bulova had acquired UG in circa 1967. Movement runs and sets as it shoul
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