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    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 73

    Patek i Spolka. A fine and early 18K gold and enamel openface cylinder watch, made for the Polish market

    SIGNED PATEK I SPOLKA W GENEWIE, NO. 1970, MANUFACTURED IN 1847

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    Patek i Spolka. A fine and early 18K gold and enamel openface cylinder watch, made for the Polish market
    Signed Patek i Spolka w Genewie, No. 1970, manufactured in 1847
    Cal. 12''' gilt-finished cylinder movement, plain three arm gilt brass balance, gold cuvette, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, circular case, ribbed band, taille douce engraved and light blue enamel floral and foliage decorated back, centred by a polychrome enamel painted bouquet of Marguerites on pink enamel background, case numbered, cuvette signed and numbered
    30 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with enamel dial, case back ornamented with painted bunch of "Marguerite" and engraving in 1847 and its subsequent sale on 6 August 1847. To the best of our knowledge, it was sold to Monsieur Kisielnicki in Poland for the amount of 250 Francs and has never been offered in public before.