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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 76

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold wristwatch with sweep centre seconds

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 3423, MOVEMENT NO. 711'917, CASE NO. 2'640'034, MANUFACTURED IN 1966

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    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold wristwatch with sweep centre seconds
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, ref. 3423, movement no. 711'917, case no. 2'640'034, manufactured in 1966
    Cal. 27 SC nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva Seal, 18 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, the silvered matte dial with applied gold baton numerals, sweep centre seconds, in circular case with stepped bezel, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
    34 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1966 and its subsequent sale on 9 November 1966. It has never been offered in public before and is one of less than 20 examples of reference 3423 in yellow gold to appear at auction to date.

    Reference 3423 was in production from 1958 until the early 1970s and available in yellow, pink and white gold.