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    Sale 1413

    Rare Watches Including Important Private Collections

    16 May 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 172

    Patek Philippe. A fine and early 18K white and yellow gold rectangular-shaped hinged wristwatch with Breguet numerals and "underline" dial

    SIGNED PATEK, PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, RETAILED BY EBERHARD, MILAN, MOVEMENT NO. 822'817, CASE NO. 607'139, MANUFACTURED IN 1930

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and early 18K white and yellow gold rectangular-shaped hinged wristwatch with Breguet numerals and "underline" dial
    Signed Patek, Philippe & Co., Geneve, retailed by Eberhard, Milan, movement no. 822'817, case no. 607'139, manufactured in 1930
    Cal. 10''' mechanical jewelled movement, silvered dial, applied gold Breguet numerals, subsidiary seconds, rectangular-shaped white gold case, yellow gold bezel, white gold hinged back, case, dial and movement signed by maker, dial further signed by retailer
    25 mm. width


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming manufacture of the present watch with silvered dial with raised gold Breguet numerals in 1930 and its subsequent sale on 12 February 1931.

    This watch is a perfect example of an Art Deco wristwatch by Patek Philippe's, distinguished by the elegant combination of the white gold case with yellow gold bezel and the dial with the much sought after Breguet numerals, all enhanced by the retailer's signature Eberhard Milan. Another particularity is the small black hard enamel line underneath the letters "NE" of the writing "GENEVE", centred below the signature.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.
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