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Reduced asking price (think I was a bit too optimistic!) to US$17,000 ono. References on hand. Details below. Cheers
: Hi all
: I am putting up for sale my Universal Geneve Tri-Compax 881101/02
: "Evil Clapton".
: It is in lovely condition, with a few little signs of its age. Some
: details below.
: Case: The 36.5mm twisted lug case is in great overall
: condition, with only very light wear from normal use. There is a
: tiny little dent on the outer edge of the bezel at 9 o'clock.
: Please see pictures for more detail.
: Dial: Most lume plots are fully intact but the plot at 9
: o'clock is either very dark or more likely, missing. All others
: have a nice patina. Sub-dials are all in great shape with an
: even, creamy patina. The day and date wheels are in Portuguese.
: Hands: All hands are original, functional, and in good
: shape. The lume has a nice patina on the hour and minutes hands.
: Around the centre of the red chrono hand some of the original
: paint is missing.
: Movement: All functions work as they should. The watch keeps
: time v well and all chrono and date functions perform smoothly
: and accurately, including the moonphase. I have not opened the
: case back, but the watch was serviced just before I bought it
: (about 18-24 months ago).
: Crystal: I don't think it is the original crystal as it
: doesn't have the etched "U" in the centre, but it is
: in very nice condition with just a couple of very light
: scratches that I expect could be buffed out with Polywatch.
: Bezel: Original bezel with correct dot-over-ninety
: orientation is in stunning condition - one of the best I have
: seen other than NOS examples.
: Strap: The watch will be sold with a recently made and very
: lightly worn custom vintage leather strap (not shown in photos).
: Comes with an original "U" Universal buckle.
References as a buyer and seller can be
: provided. Please feel free to email with questions or to ask for
: more photos.
: Many thanks for looking and thanks for the space, CT!