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    Sale 1992

    Important Watches

    24 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 192

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K GOLD CUSHION AUTOMATIC BACK-WOUND WRISTWATCH WITH CENTER SECONDS

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1186438, CASE NO. 2693895, REF. 3573, MANUFACTURED IN 1974

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K GOLD CUSHION AUTOMATIC BACK-WOUND WRISTWATCH WITH CENTER SECONDS
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Movement No. 1186438, Case No. 2693895, Ref. 3573, manufactured in 1974
    Cal. 350 nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the seal of Geneva, 28 jewels, free-sprung gyromax balance, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, champagne patterned dial with Roman numerals, cushion-form water-resistant-type case with brushed bezel, back-wound and set, screw back, case, dial and movement signed, with an 18k gold Patek Philippe buckle
    36mm width


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    Accompanied by a Patek Philippe leather covered box. The watch is also accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirming the date of manufacture as 1974 and its subsequent sale on August 9th of the same year.

    According to our research the present watch has never before appeared at auction.

    For a similar example see Huber & Banbery, Patek Philippe, Wristwatches, Volume 2, Second Edition, pp 222 & 223.

    For a note on the reference 3573 see the previous lot.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the estimate for this lot should read $6,000-8,000.