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UNIVERSAL GÈNEVE 18k dresswatch ultra thin 1970s

UNIVERSAL GÈNEVE 18k dresswatch ultra thin 1970s

Brand: Universal Genève       
Year: 1970s
Model: -
Reference: -
Material: 18k solid gold
Movement: manual winding, cal. 42
Case size: 34 mm
Bracelet/Strap: unworn leatherstrap

Service-history: unknown, running well

What you should know: ultra thin, allover nice condition, crown replaced


UNIVERSAL GÈNEVE 18k dresswatch ultra thin 1970s


Here we have beautiful Universal Genève in great condition, a wonderful example of a classic and elegant watch design. This beautiful vintage watch comes crisp-cased with sharp edges. Dating to the 1970s this classic model measures 34 mm. The dial is allover in clean and good condition. The simple UG-logo alongside the thin indexes and beautiful hands are harmonious and well balanced. The crown is not original. This WRISTCLASSIC is powered by a calibre Universal Genève manual winding movement, running strong and keeping time well. The watch comes with an handmade leather strap in unworn condition. This UG is a rare timepiece in mint condition you will not find again. It’s a true WRISTCLASSIC with perfect proportions, timeless and elegant styling .


In 1894 in Le Locle Numa-Emile Descombes and Ulysse Georges Perret founded a watchshop and watch manufacture. In the early 20th century UG specialized in making chronographs. In the 1930s UG produced a wide range of different chronos, as for example the Compur- or Compax-series. Amongst other things UG developed in the 1950s the so called Microrotor-movement, which featured the watch called Polerouter in the 1950s and 1960s. The Polerouter and the Microrotor-movement are beside the lots of complicated Chronographs the most famous products by UG. In 1989 Universal Genève was bought by the group called Stelux.


Why buy a vintage watch?


There are many great reasons to buy a vintage watch. Every watch we sell here at WRISTCLASSICS has its own story. Over the years, with every scratch, dent and aging of the dial, they have become unique timepieces of their own. This exact watch you are looking at now, once brought a lot of joy to the first owner with the purchase years ago. And now many years later this vintage watch will bring the same joy to your life. With buying a vintage watch you are showing your commitment to protecting the enviroment, instead of supporting the mass production of modern fashion watches.


I hope this helps you with your decision of buying a vintage watch here at WRISTCLASSICS.

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