Universal Geneve Tri Compax "Clapton" ref 881101


The Slow Hand chrono…

The Universal Geneve “Clapton” is a UG chronograph that Eric Clapton famously wore back in the 1960s. This is a very cool watch featuring a panda dial that remains in honest original condition.

The Tri-Compax features three complications; triple-calendar, moon phase and chronograph. The 37mm case, which features twisted lugs, is in great condition. The dial has four large sub dials, the top featuring a date track and moon phase cut-out. Either side of the top sub dial there are day and month cut-outs with the text. The steel hours and minutes hands remain in good condition and the watch is fitted with a blued stopwatch hand. The bezel, whilst it’s seen some life, is in good condition.

Please note that the serial number has worn away over the decades and is unreadable, as is the case with a lot of these watches. The well-regarded calibre 281 movement has been fully serviced by our watchmaker.


- Universal Geneve 881101/01
- 37mm steel case
- Four Register Panda Chrono dial
- Triple calendar, chrono and moonphase complications
- Original black tachymeter bezel
- Cal 281 manual wind movement
- Comes on the pictured leather strap
- Fully serviced by our watchmaker
- One-year mechanical warranty
- Includes a handmade leather watch pouch
- Free worldwide Fedex Priority shipping

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