Universal Geneve Arrow-Head Polerouter SOLD
Superb early example from the Universal Geneve Polerouter series with awesome stylized arrow-head hands and full luminous chapter ring. This beautiful timepiece features an original factory printed black dial with cross-hair detail, a 35mm solid stainless steel case with thick solid 14k gold cap and the famous early in-house Universal Geneve bumper automatic movement caliber 138SS. This is one of the only models in which the chapter ring, around the outer edge of the main dial is filled in with luminous between each hour mark...you can imagine how this thing would have glowed when new. Most often on these models you find the original luminous has been removed making this piece a very rare example.
Style: Mid-Century Dress
Case: Beautifully designed and crafted solid stainless steel two piece screw back case with heavy 14k gold "cap" in excellent gently used condition. Measures 35mm in diameter excluding the crown and is stamped on the back with the Universal shield logo, then inside Acier Inoxydable, Swiss with the Huguenin Freres case makers logo. Comes on an excellent quality 18mm black genuine leather strap with gold plated buckle.
Dial: Wonderful original factory printed dial with nice even patina (matting) signed Universal Geneve Polerouter, Automatic. Cool arrow-head hands and chapter ring still have almost all their original luminous now aged to a deep grey/green.
Movement: High grade in-house Universal Geneve calibre 138 SS bumper automatic movement with 17 Jewels and incabloc protection on the balance. Fully serviced by our watchmaker and in excellent working condition.