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Universal Genève Vintage Polerouter Date - cal. 69 w Microrotor, 1960s, 18k Yellow Gold capped, Serviced

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Pre-owned Year of production 1965 No original box No original papers
Wire transfer
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Basic Info

Listing code D2JF02
Brand Universal Genève
Model Polerouter
Reference number 204605
Movement Automatic
Case material Gold/Steel
Bracelet material Leather
Year of production 1965 (Approximation)
Condition (Light signs of wear or scratches)
Scope of delivery
No original box, no original papers
Gender Men's watch/Unisex
Location Bulgaria, Sofia

Caliber

Movement Automatic
Movement/Caliber Universal Genève cal. 69
Number of jewels 28

Case

Case material Gold/Steel
Case diameter 34.8 x 44.2 mm
Thickness 10 mm
Crystal Plexiglass
Dial Gold

Bracelet/strap

Bracelet material Leather
Bracelet color Brown
Lug width 19 mm
Clasp Buckle

Functions

Date

Other

Central seconds

Description

First introduced in 1954, the Universal Geneve Polerouter was famously worn by SAS pilots as they flew the Polar route for the first time in the history of commercial air flight, hence the model's name. Designed by the legendary Gerald Genta and manufactured by one of, if not the most respected and influential watch brands, it was simply fated to become a horological icon. And indeed, few designs are as recognizable as the Polerouter's twisted, flowing lungs and thick bezel, and few movements are held in as high a regard as either the bumper caliber 138SS or the later micro-rotor caliber 69.
The model on offer here is a 1960s example with a Gold-capped case and a slightly patinated Gold-colored dial. It is in good condition (given its age) and shows no abnormal signs of wear or loss of gold. The only real problem with it is the overpolished caseback - something rather typical for the model. The movement behind it, the micro-rotor caliber 69, was just serviced by our in-house watchmaker and is keeping good time.
The watch comes outfitted with a quality leather strap, with no boxes or papers.

Covered by a limited warranty of 6 months, starting on the date of purchase. The cover of said warranty is limited to the function, continuous operation and fair timekeeping and it does not cover misuse, neglect, abuse, water damage or any other form of wearer-inflicted damage.

All our photos are accurate representations of the watch being sold and its current condition.

Exchanges are possible - We are willing to consider offers, including ones with additional monetary contribution from either side.

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