A Very Nice Example Of This Very Rare and Collectible Reference
Switzerland, mid 1950s
Black radium stepdial, radium hands
Stainless steel watch case with screwdown caseback
High grade Valjoux 72 calibre
Vintage style Bamboo bracelet
Overall, the watch is in excellent condition. The dial is flawless and very appealing. The original radium luminous of dial and hands is matching and has aged to a beautiful custard colour. The case remains in excellent condition with minor scratches to the surface, appears to be unpolished. The recently serviced watch (315°; +08s/d) is in very good running condition, keeping very accurate time. The watch comes from a collector in Belgium.
Geometers pop up for sale maybe 2-3 times a year. An example in this condition is exceedingly rare and highly collectible. The Geometer was conceived by Rodania in 1954, 3 years before the first Speedmaster (2915). This is a good chance to acquire an important piece of horological history.