Universal Genève. An 18K gold automatic calendar wristwatch  Polerouter, Circa 1960

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Lot 68
Universal Genève. An 18K gold automatic calendar wristwatch
Polerouter, Circa 1960

£ 500 - 700
US$ 630 - 890
Universal Genève. An 18K gold automatic calendar wristwatch
Model: Polerouter
Date: Circa 1960
Movement: 28-jewel Cal.218-2 automatic, micro-rotor, Pat.No.329805
Dial: Sunburst silvered, applied luminous tipped gilt baton hour markers, date aperture at 3, gilt lance hands with black inserts
Case: Brushed and polished round, snap on back, down turned lugs
Strap/Bracelet: Brown faux leather
Buckle/Clasp: Steel buckle
Signed: Dial & movement
Size: 34mm

Footnotes

  • Famed for the Royal Oak, Nautilus and Ingenieur designs, Gerald Genta also gave the horological world the Universal Polerouter. The Polarouter or Polerouter (depending on the execution of the model) was introduced in 1954 when Universal commissioned Genta to commemorate the Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) polar flights from the US to Europe.
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Universal Genève. An 18K gold automatic calendar wristwatch  Polerouter, Circa 1960
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