Universal Ref. 165121 18k gold vintage wristwatch, circa 1951
An unusual 18ct yellow gold lady’s cocktail watch with concealed dial and original presentation case
Dating to c.1951, this watch is in lovely original condition and features a concealed dial beneath a hinged cover. The cover is of stylised flower form with overlapping concentric gold ‘petals’ which are formed from concave, engine-turned discs. Opening the cover reveals the silvered dial which has applied gold Arabic and dot indexes. Manually wound, this watch is powered by an especially crisp Universal calibre 106 movement with 17 jewels. This watch is also accompanied by its original Universal presentation box.
[M] Universal calibre 106 manually wound movement, lever escapement, 17 jewels compensation balance, 18,000 BPH [D] silvered dial, applied gold Arabic and dot numerals, feuille hands [C] 18ct yellow gold case, hinged cover with overlapping engine-turned concave discs, plain rounded body, snap-on satin finished case back [S] case, dial and movement signed
Depth to centre of cover: 9.5mm
Strap width/lug gauge: 9mm
This watch has been fully serviced and overhauled and is sold with a one year guarantee and detailed detailed Black Bough certificate. A Black Bough fitted box will accompany this watch.