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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 88

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold and enamel openface minute repeating keyless lever watch

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CIE., GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, MOVEMENT NO. 197'994, CASE NO. 411'448, MANUFACTURED IN 1925

    Price Realised  

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold and enamel openface minute repeating keyless lever watch
    Signed Patek Philippe & Cie., Geneva, Switzerland, movement no. 197'994, case no. 411'448, manufactured in 1925
    Cal. 17''' nickel-finished lever movement, 29 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, minute repeating on two polished steel hammers, the gold cuvette with engraved inscription W.W. Blackburn from Operating Officials of Carnegie Steel Company, April 30, 1927, the silvered matte dial with applied gold Breguet numerals, gold moon-style hands, subsidiary seconds, in circular case with inlaid blue, black and translucent red enamel decorated bezel, rim, pendant and bow, the hinged back centred by an inlaid black enamel cartouche with initials WWB, repeating slide in the band, case, cuvette, dial and movement signed
    46 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with silvered dial, applied gold Breguet numerals and case back ornamented with black and blue enamel in 1925 and its subsequent sale on 31 March 1927.