UNIVERSAL GENEVE GOLDEN SHADOW
Beautiful and rare wristwatch. Round case in 18-carat yellow gold. Champagne dial with applied hour markers. Straight hands. Automatic, micro-rotor movement.
A magnificent minimalist watch, sober and elegant.
A classic model from a great watchmaking house founded in 1894 by Descombes and Perret, in the small Jura town of Le Locle.
One of the first advertisements states that the two manufacturers intend to make their own cases, movements and dials.
In 1897, Georges Perret joined forces with Louis Berthoud to found the firm
Perret et Berthoud, their joint trademark registered on September 2
1898 was called “Universal Watch”.
The 1969 model offered is the Golden Shadow, with a round yellow gold case
yellow gold case, 34 mm in diameter.
Gold dial with applied gold baton hour markers.
The movement is mechanical with automatic winding.
This is a fine example of a fine, elegant watch.
Universal Genève has created a refined model in the purest 60’s style.
A simplicity that can be worn by both men and women.
A fine timepiece from a major watch manufacturer, much appreciated by