11 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 22,500
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
A DIAMOND WRISTWATCH, BY PATEK PHILIPPE
Of mechanical movement, the cream rectangular dial with gold baton and dot chapters and hands, within a baguette and circular-cut diamond surround, flanked on either side by vari-cut diamond plaques, each centering upon a pear-shaped diamond, to the baguette-cut diamond band, mounted in platinum, 6 3/8 ins.
Dial signed Patek Philippe, Brock & Co.
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