empressissi™ is pleased to offer this elegant and impressive UNIVERSAL GENEVE watch for men from the late 40s in classic 'military style' design. This watch is ready to wear, gift or add to your collection.
The watch houses a quality 263 manual wind caliber, running on 17 jewels and has a sweep seconds complication. It is cased in a robust stainless steel case. The watch has a good crown and mint crystal.
The dial was professionally restored in our atelier in dual tone - eggshell background tone dial with black print and Super-Luminova™ hand painted numerals in a tone simulating aged Radium that is glowing nicely in the dark. The watch has an original set of hands complimented with fresh hand applied Super-Luminova™ luminous material.
This great looking Universal Geneve watch measures 32mm side to side (excluding crown) and 40mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is a standard length brand new, 16mm wide, quality slim genuine leather band in chocolate brown tone with a matching anti-allergic buckle.
Vintage watches are smaller than today's standards;
To avoid the inconvenience of returns merely due to wrong size expectations, Please study the listed sizes and keep in mind that in most cases, vintage watches will be smaller than today's standards and are unlikely to fit a large wrist. For your convenience, and to better understand the proportions of vintage watches sizes, download and print a copy of our unique watch size reference PDF page.