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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 81

    Patek Philippe. A fine and large 18K gold self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with date

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 3541, MOVEMENT NO. 1'125'960, CASE NO. 320'719, MANUFACTURED IN 1967

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and large 18K gold self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with date
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, ref. 3541, movement no. 1'125'960, case no. 320'719, manufactured in 1967
    Cal. 27-460 M nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 37 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, 18K gold rotor, the gilt matte dial with applied gold baton numerals, window for date, subsidiary seconds, the circular water-resistant-type case with flat bezel, screw back, downturned angular lugs, 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1967 and its subsequent sale on 22 June 1968. It has never been offered in public before and is believed to be one of less than 20 examples of this reference in yellow gold know to appear in public to date.

    Reference 3541 was in production from 1961 until the late 1960s.