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Universal Genève Compax Aero compax Ref 89010/01

Pre-owned () | Year of production 1968 | No original box | No original papers
$12,283
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Basic Info

Listing code JL9RA3
Brand Universal Genève
Model Compax
Reference number Universal Genève Aero Compax 89010/01
Dealer product code W-2572
Movement Manual winding
Case material Steel
Bracelet material Steel
Year of production 1968 (Approximation)
Condition (Worn with little to no signs of wear)
Scope of delivery
No original box, no original papers
Gender Men's watch/Unisex
Location The Netherlands, Heerlen
Price €11,250 (= $12,283)
Availability Item is in stock

Caliber

Movement Manual winding
Caliber/movement UG calibre 90 manual wind 24 hour movement
Base caliber Venus 178

Case

Case material Steel
Case diameter 41 mm
Crystal Plexiglass
Dial White
Dial numerals Arabic numerals

Bracelet/strap

Bracelet material Steel
Bracelet color Steel
Clasp Fold clasp
Clasp material Steel

Description

This is cool!

The Aerocompax is something of a unique watch, notable for its 24-hour display, a big change from the traditional 12-hour dial commonly found in watches. This feature was useful for pilots navigating intercontinental flights, quickly seeing the difference between AM and PM times.

This cool Universal also has a 3-register chronograph, a rotating 24-hour bezel for tracking a second time zone, and a distinctive 15-minute counter at the 3 o'clock position ; as the 15minute duration was the time for running the pre-flight check-list of an aircraft !

The case remains in nice condition, with good strong lugs. The dial remains in great condition with just the right amount of patina that we would love to see on a vintage piece like this. The watch comes on a rare UG-branded Gay Frères bracelet with a clasp stamped 3 69, that would fit a wrist size up to 18cm. The UG calibre 90, based on a Venus 178, manual wind movement has been fully serviced by our watchmaker.

This is a great watch and we would love to show you in person at our lounge or via a video call. Get in touch to set something up!

Specifications:

- Universal Geneve 89010/01
- 41 mm steel case
- Serial 2583xxx dates to late 1960's
- White dial with 24 hour display
- UG calibre 90 manual wind 24 hour movement (based on Venus 178)
- Original UG-signed Gay Freres steel bracelet
- Fully serviced by our watchmaker
- One-year mechanical warranty
- Includes a handmade leather watch pouch
- Free worldwide Fedex Priority shipping

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Professional dealer | On Chrono24 since 2014
Heerlen, The Netherlands
English, German
58 watches sold
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Heerlen, The Netherlands
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