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    Sale 12572

    Important Watches

    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2582

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K GOLD LIMITED EDITION WRISTWATCH WITH BREGUET NUMERALS, MADE TO COMMEMORATE THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF PATEK PHILIPPE

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, OFFICER MODEL, REF. 3960, MOVEMENT NO. 769'166, CASE NO. 2'864'078, MANUFACTURED IN XXXX

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K GOLD LIMITED EDITION WRISTWATCH WITH BREGUET NUMERALS, MADE TO COMMEMORATE THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF PATEK PHILIPPE
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, OFFICER MODEL, REF. 3960, MOVEMENT NO. 769'166, CASE NO. 2'864'078, MANUFACTURED IN XXXX
    Cal. 215 mechanical movement, 18 jewels, porcelain-white dial, Breguet numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular Officer-style case, extended screwed lugs, hinged back, gold dust cover engraved Patek Philippe Genève 150e Anniversaire 1839-1989, 18k gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    33 mm. diam.
    US$11,500-16,500


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    In 1989 Patek Philippe made 2200 pieces of this watch to commemorate the firm's 150th Anniversary. Of those, 2000 were cased in yellow gold. The reference 3960's design was influenced by the first wristwatches of the early 20th century with a rounded bezel. The design of the reference 3960 features an officer-style case back that, when opened, reveals the 150th anniversary engraving and movement number.




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