In 1936, Universal Geneve
launched its Compax chronograph
, with the dial equipped with an innovative third chronometer sub-dial. The latter served to totalize the hours and minutes timed. Now, seventy three years later, this watchmaking house is pleased to unveil a sumptuous, yet simple interpretation of the famous Compax watch.
Ultra-modern and, at the same time, manufactured in harmony with the noblest traditions, the new Universal Geneve Compax chronograph watch
features Cotes-de-Geneve bridges, rhodium-finished and delicately sand-blasted plates, hand chamfering, as well as a dial, embellished with the star of Copernicus, teamed with two alternating tones of anthracite.
Inside this progressive watch is a manually-wound movement
- UG 84.2 calibre, studded with 17 rubies. It exposes a balance wheel that beats at the rate of 21,600 vibrations per hour. The movement offers a 42-hour power reserve
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The number of retro-touched timepieces, especially chronographs
, is currently experiencing a continuous growth. The reason for that is these models’ classical appearance coupled with a set of up-to-date functions
A modern lifestyle requires more complex timepiece structures than that one with three hands only.
has created its novel Uni-Timer model
on the basis of the iconic “Uni-Compax” watch
, the brand’s renowned two-subdial chronograph, the production of which dates back to the 1930’s.
The stainless steel case of this timekeeping companion is 41.5mm wide
. Both lug design and pushers are very conventionally presented with the accents added on organic curves and polished surfaces. The dial of the model stands out due to its contemporary features, such as sharply cut hands with luminous application and its textured central part. It also features the classic and simple numerals.
The watch offers the functions of the time and date
as well as that of a 30-minute chronograph
. The Uni-Timer model
is animated by an automatic 55-jewel set UG 71.5 movement
based on a modified ETA movement.
The design of this timepiece will definitely attract people who are fond of peculiar, but not flashy models. Universal Geneve
has always offered its high quality watches at reasonable prices.
Traditional in its appearance, this Uni-Timer model
will also allow its owner to enjoy advanced features of the contemporary watchmaking industry, such as top-quality movements, sapphire crystals, and timepiece dials, more generous in size.