With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1994 and its subsequent sale on April 8th of the same year.
To the best of our knowledge the present watch has never before been offered in public.
Patek Philippe produced the reference 3800 from 1981 until 2006. The Nautilus model was produced in stainless steel, gold and platinum as well as the present model in white gold and diamonds.
Similar models are illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches, by O. Patrizzi, Volume 2, pp. 254-255, plates 1073-1076.