UNIVERSAL GENEVE Polerouter Ref. 404604-4

UNIVERSAL GENEVE Polerouter Ref. 404604-4

Brand: Universal Genève       
Year: 1960s
Model: Polerouter
Reference: 404604-4
Material: Gold plated
Movement: Microrotor Automatic 218-2
Case size: 34 mm
Bracelet/Strap: leatherstrap
Service-history: 07/21
What you should know: Allover nice vintage condition, crown has been replaced
 
UNIVERSAL GENEVE Polerouter Ref. 404604-4
 
Here we have beautiful Universal Genève Polerouter, a wonderful example of a 60s and timeless watch design. This beautiful vintage watch comes with a gold capped case with sharp edges and in polished condition. Dating to the 1960s this classic model measures 34 mm. The dial is allover in clean and good vintage condition with a very nice patina giving this watch extra charm and chraracter. The simple UG-logo alongside the indexes and beautiful hands are harmonious and well balanced. The crown has been replaced at some time. This WRISTCLASSIC is powered by a  Microrotor Automatic movement 218-2 running strong and keeping time well. The watch comes with an leatherstrap in unworn condition. This UG is a rare timepiece with a unique dial you will not find again. It’s a true WRISTCLASSIC with perfect proportions, timeless styling and a famous history. The Polerouter with the microrotor movement is one of the most famous watches made by UG.
 
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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