Watch for Sale:
Cal. 2998 100 m WR Sapphire Front, beautiful Case Back with C.O.S.C. Certificate
Sold out sorry, no more new stock
Why I think this
watch is interesting:
Great Seamaster like lugs, a very elegant Automatic, almost invisible
integrated Butterfly clasp with nice UNIVERSAL GENEVE lettering and Universal logo, great
Bracelet with brushed and polished links. This Bracelet is not a Scratch
Magnet at all! Great looking classic Dial! I easily compare this watch to my
which comes with a far heftier price tag, I am not kidding! The quality of
those Universal Watches is really exceptional.
Probably one of the best deals if you are looking for a more affordable
Grand Seiko substitute!
Details about this Watch
Price: Is firm, my margins are very
small, no additional discounts sorry. See the
UNIVERSAL overview table for the price
Watchbox and Papers: Original UNIVERSAL
manufactured 1995, solid white outer cardbox, luxurious inner UNIVERSAL box like in picture,
UNIVERSAL International Warranty with Dealer stamp, dated June 10th 2003
Watch Description and Condition: Like new
in Box (LNIB). I had bought the watch as brand new and had never worn it. After I got a
reservation for the watch, I thoroughly checked it out with my 10x loupe
noticed a few cosmetic errors. Here is what I found:
2 small marks on the 2nd and 4th link (12 o'clock) of the bracelet.
2 tiny marks on the 9 o'clock side of the case, not deep and only about 0.1
2 tiny marks on the lower right side of the case (3 o'clock) side
After reshooting and re-inspecting the watch once more in May 2004, I
decided to raise the price to USD 849 because I think this watch is worth
that money. It really easily compares to my
Grand Seiko that cost after discount
USD 1750. This watch is definitely in the same league! And I hope the new
pictures show the beauty a lot better then the old pictures.
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Case diameter (excl.crown): 35
Lug to Lug: 44
Height: only 9.2 mm and this with a slightly domed crystal!
Lug width: 19
Bracelet tapered 19 to16
Weight ca. 108 grams
As stunning as my
Grand Seiko at half the price. And with the same certified accuracy!
Under this light and angle, it seems the satin brush on
the crown side is slightly irregular. I have checked this with my 10 x loupe on
Sunday May 23rd again and found it is not grave at all. It is absolutely
invisible without magnification. Please note, the picture above corresponds to
ca. 4 times magnification! You can also check on the picture just below at ca.
10 x magnification that it is not grave at all.
The back is simply stunning!
Perfect satin brush at 2 x magnification (this picture)
The engraved case back is a sparkling beauty!
High quality Butterfly clasp! Note the adjustable gap for opening and closing
pressure on both sides
Very discretely engraved Universal Logo and UNIVERSAL GENEVE
Here is the watch's stunning C.O.S.C. Certification
This is the whole packaging, warranty is stamped June 2003
by authorized dealer
A very long bracelet, accommodates an 8 inch wrist (20 cm)