1941 Universal Geneve Compur Rose Gold - Ref. 12445
One of the finest example of the famous compur range.
WHY IS THIS WATCH SPECIAL
The Compur is a quintessential chronograph from Universal Genève; with its balanced dial and well-proportioned case, this watch has maintained its timelessness flawlessly. Trademaked in 1937, the Universal Genève Compur range of chronographs featured for the first time in watchmaking history a movement with the second column wheel under the dial, the famous Compur were replaced in the early 1940 by the Uni-Compax. This particular example is made out of solid 18k rose gold, only a few of these were produced.
Universal Genève has been on the up and up over the past few years and it's easy to see why. The Compur was lauched in 1937 and quickly became a hit. The Swiss manufacture consistently produced beautiful tool watches such as this Compur with two subsidiary dials and applied gold indexes. This example feature a perfect balance of elegance and sporty look.
- Maker: Universal Genève
- Model: Compur 18k Rose Gold
- Reference: 12445
- Case N°: 902xxx
- Year: 1941
- Material: Solid 18k Rose Gold
- Dimentions (WxHxT): 34x40x10mm
- Caliber: In House UG 285
- Bracelet/Strap: Brown leather
- Lug width: 18mm
- Box/Papers: N/A
THE IMPORTANT DETAILS
This watch is in extremely good condition for its age. Rose gold cases are very rare and this particular one is very well preserved, the cream dial with applied gold indexes looks great. This is a fine vintage chronograph, elegant and scarce, with a presence on the wrist,perfect for everyday wear.