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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 409

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

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., SWITZERLAND, MADE FOR TIFFANY & CO., NEW YORK, MOVEMENT NO. 90'697, CASE NO. 210'166, MANUFACTURED IN 1892

    Price Realised  

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K pink gold openface minute repeating keyless lever watch
    Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Switzerland, made for Tiffany & Co., New York, movement no. 90'697, case no. 210'166, manufactured in 1892
    Cal. 16''' nickel-finished lever movement, 31 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, minute repeating on two polished steel hammers, gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, outer red Arabic five minute divisions, blued steel spade hands, subsidiary seconds, in circular case with engraved initials to the hinged back, repeating slide in the band, case, cuvette, dial and movement signed by retailer
    44 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1892 and its subsequent sale on 21 March 1893 and a period Patek Philippe brown leather presentation box. It has never been offered at auction before.

    Furthermore delivered with a letter from the Henri Stern Watch Agency Inc. New York, dated 19 March 1987 and signed by Mr. Henry Edelman, confirming that the present watch with First Quality minute repeating movement was sold to Tiffany & Co. in November 1892.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR