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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 55

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K white gold automatic wristwatch with date

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 3445, MOVEMENT NO. 1'121'758, CASE NO. 315'479, MANUFACTURED IN 1964

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    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K white gold automatic wristwatch with date
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, ref. 3445, movement no. 1'121'758, case no. 315'479, manufactured in 1964
    Cal. 27-460 M nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 37 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, 18K gold rotor, silvered brushed dial, applied white gold baton numerals, window for date, subsidiary seconds, circular water-resistant-type case, facetted lugs, engraved inscription 11.2.1958 to the screw back, 18K white gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    35 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1964 and its subsequent sale on 15 May 1964. To the best of our knowledge, it has never been offered in public before.
    Reference 3445 was in production from 1961 to 1981, the white gold examples were available with a silvered brushed dial with black hard enamel Roman numerals, white matte dial or blue brushed dial, the latter two with applied white gold baton numerals and white gold feuille hands.