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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 360

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K pink gold self-winding perpetual calendar wristwatch with phases of the moon

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 3940, MOVEMENT NO. 3'127'285, CASE NO. 4'260'930, MANUFACTURED IN 2006

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    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K pink gold self-winding perpetual calendar wristwatch with phases of the moon
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, ref. 3940, movement no. 3'127'285, case no. 4'260'930, manufactured in 2006
    Cal. 240 Q nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 27 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, 22K gold micro-rotor, the white dial with Roman numerals, three subsidiary dials indicating day combined with 24 hour display, month combined with leap year indicator, phases of the moon combined with date, the circular case with stepped bezel, glazed display snap on back, downturned lugs, 18K pink gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 3 April 2006, original sales tag, spare solid snap on back no. 4'260'930, 18K pink gold and wooden setting pin, spare Patek Philippe leather bracelet and 18K pink gold buckle, original fitted electrical winding box and outer packaging.

    This watch has never been offered in public before.

    Reference 3940 was launched in 1985 and discontinued in 2006. Consequently, the present watch is one of the last examples of this celebrated model ever made.

    Reference 3940 is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, second edition, p. 292-293.

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