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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 411

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phase

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 3970E, MOVEMENT NO. 3'046'160, CASE NO. 4'072'862, MANUFACTURED IN 2000

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    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phase
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, ref. 3970E, movement no. 3'046'160, case no. 4'072'862, manufactured in 2000
    Cal. 27-70 Q nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 24 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, silvered dial, applied baton numerals, apertures for day and month, three subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 24 hours, 30 minutes register and leap year, date and moon phase, circular water-resistant-type case, glazed display screw back, two round chronograph buttons in the band, 18K gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 20 October 2000 and solid 18K gold screw back numbered 4'072'862. Furthermore delivered with wooden presentation box and outer packaging.

    Never been offered in public before, this watch is preserved in very good, original overall condition.

    The celebrated reference 3970 was in production from 1986 until 2004. It is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, second edition, p. 305.