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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 240

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K pink gold wristwatch with pink dial

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, CALATRAVA MODEL, REF. 96, MOVEMENT NO. 920'744, CASE NO. 296'955, MANUFACTURED IN 1941

    Price Realised  

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K pink gold wristwatch with pink dial
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Calatrava model, ref. 96, movement no. 920'744, case no. 296'955, manufactured in 1941
    Cal. 12'''120 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, the pink matte dial with applied pink gold baton numerals, pink gold dauphine hands, subsidiary seconds, in circular case with downturned lugs, snap on back, 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    31 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with pink dial and applied gold numerals in 1941 and its subsequent sale on 20 February 1944.

    Production of the celebrated Calatrava model with reference 96 was launched in 1932. In 1950 it was replaced by reference 2457.