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FS: 1966 Universal Geneve Polerouter NS Ref. 869108/04

FS: 1966 Universal Geneve Polerouter NS Ref. 869108/04

Offered at $1,400 USD We are always open to offers and trades. Please feel free to contact us at or by calling (213) 293-0555

One of the most notable Universal Geneve watches of the post-war era was the Polerouter. Designed by Gerald Genta. Genta was recruited by Universal Genève SA, which was at the time one of the most recognized watch companies in both Europe and the U.S. mostly recognized for the companies chronograph models. After Universal Genève settled a patent dispute regarding the micro-rotor caliber of movement, The Polerouter was originally manufactured as the Polarouter in 1954, containing the Cal. 138SS bumper movement. Then quickly replaced in 1958 with the new Cal. 215 micro rotator movements and a subtle name change from Polarouter to Polerouter. The Polerouter was then manufactured until late 1969. The Polerouter had taken on many variations within its first 15 years of production including Polerouter de luxe, Polerouter Genève, Polerouter Compact, Polerouter Super, Polerouter "NS", Polerouter III, Polerouter Jet, and the Polerouter Sub.

If you don't know the name Gerald Genta, This is the same man responsible for designing some of the most iconic timepieces in existence including the Patek Philippe Nautilus and the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

This specific Universal Geneve Polerouter NS is a beautifully well-maintained piece of history, remaining 100% original. Designed by arguably one of the most influential watch designers to ever be recognized. This watch is a stand out in any collection with an interesting background.


Stock # UGPR 869108/04
Brand Universal Geneve
Style Dress
Model Polerouter NS
Serial 21XXXXXX
Size Men's
Material SS
Dial Matte Black
Millimeters 35mm
Bracelet 2pc Leather Strap (Textured Calfskin)


The case of this 1966 Universal Geneve Polerouter NS Ref. 869108/04 has been previously been polished but retains the factory beveling. The serial number and reference are clear and visible on the caseback. The crown is also original showing the signed showing the signature Universal Geneve U on the crown. Watch comes supplied with a 2pc leather strap or NATO strap of your choosing.


The matte black dial with single red crosshair remains in good vintage condition. The lume plots are present and have achieved a charming golden patina although some are missing or show degradation from age. The original hands remain in excellent condition and although The watch retains the original date wheel featuring art deco numerals as well and its original crystal with the magnifying cyclops under the crystal.


None. The watch is running at spec and is in perfect working condition. Additional service history is unknown.

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