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Universal Geneve 222100 Tri-Compax Opinions Needed

  1. Gabe Jan 29, 2018

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    Edited Jan 29, 2018
  2. Gabe Jan 29, 2018

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    Anyone? Case is a bit rough looking, Any opinions?
     
  3. Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Jan 29, 2018

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    I don't like it. The dial looks like it was refinished. Sub dials especially.
     
  4. jumpingsecond Jan 29, 2018

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    Not an expert on this model but case is polished down. Dial looked okay to my eye but I'd defer to @Larry S about the subdials. I can see the lining is a bit off on the top day dial. Wish you could see the Universal Font too.

    Like everything else will depend on price..
     
  5. LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Jan 29, 2018

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    Dial is original. Case has had a polish or two though.
     
  6. bgrisso Jan 29, 2018

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    Dial looks fine to me. Chrono reset not looking good on the hour subdial, and that chrono sweep hand looks whack. I don't have time this exact minute to reseach the chrono sweep originality, but if it is wrong, can be a bear to source.....
     
  7. Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Jan 29, 2018

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    I think sweep is ok. What's troubling is the sub dials, but if LouS says OK that's good to go. Personally I am not a fan of this dial. Too busy for my taste.
     
  8. Modest_Proposal Trying too hard to be one of the cool kids Jan 29, 2018

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    Dial looks good to me, too.
     
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  9. Gabe Jan 29, 2018

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    Compare to
    I think the hands look OK, here is another 222100 with red sweep:
    https://shop.hodinkee.com/products/1950s-universal-geneve-tri-compax?variant=16917303812
     
  10. Florent Jan 29, 2018

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    Dial is ok ;)

    There are different between 222100/1 and 222110/2-3
     
  11. Diabolik Jan 29, 2018

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    me too. dial looks fine. case is not as sharp as it should be.but hey, you cant have everything in life.
     
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  12. LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Jan 29, 2018

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    dial for comparison
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  13. Gabe Jan 30, 2018

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    Genlemen, Thank you for all the insight and help!
     
  14. josephgsy Jan 31, 2018

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    Here’s mine!
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  15. Fost Jan 31, 2018

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    Did this reference has ever existed in black dial ?

    What are the price range today for such nice piece ?
     
  16. josephgsy Jan 31, 2018

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    Based on my limited knowledge, still a very new collector of UGs, I don’t think so. Not for this particular reference it is usually a variation on the markers and tachymeter markings
     
  17. josephgsy Jan 31, 2018

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  18. Florent Jan 31, 2018

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    No black dial for this ref ... realistic price range is between 8-12k€
     
  19. Rasputin The Mad Monk of OF Jan 31, 2018

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    The location of the numerals of the six o’clock subdial on OPs aren’t the same as in the examples from @LouS and @josephgsy.
     
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  20. josephgsy Jan 31, 2018

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    That’s a great observation. In fact position of the numbers are different on all the subdials