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Universal Geneve Polerouter ELECTRIC, Ref. 860100/01

CHF 1,500


Rare 34mm steel Universal Geneve Polerouter Electric wristwatch, Ref. 860100/01 (aka 219301-1) made in 1960s in very limited quantity.

Universal presented its Polerouter Electrique in 1963, a model completing the collection that first appeared nine years earlier to celebrate the first polar route established by the Scandinavian airline SAS. The watch features a calibre UG 60 movement (based on LIP R148 reworked by UG), fine finished with 14 jewels and runs on a 1.5 Volt battery. The movement features a stop function, and the battery lasts for approximately one year. The price of the watch when new in 1963 was CHF 150. Manufacturer was not able to confirm production numbers, but states that it was “low”.

Watch is in overall great condition 8/10, running and ready to wear or gift!


Brand Universal Geneve
Model Polerouter Electric
Reference Ref. 860100/01
Year Circa 1960s
Movement Electric
Calibre UG60 / LIP R148
Case material Stainless Steel
Case size 34 mm
Bracelet vintage leather strap with correct steel buckle UG
Features rare movement
Box/Papers no box, no papers


In fully working order. Very good condition 8/10, minor surface scratches through the age. No box, no papers.

Watches are sold as-is, and there is no guarantee of to be waterproof or movement accuracy, due to the nature of vintage watches. Please view all the pictures carefully as they form an integral part of the description. Any defects not mentioned but visible in the pictures will be considered as described.


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