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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 137

    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K white gold and diamond-set self-winding annual calendar wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and mother-of-pearl dial

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 4937, MOVEMENT NO. 3'582'030, CASE NO. 4'379'593, MANUFACTURED IN 2007

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K white gold and diamond-set self-winding annual calendar wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and mother-of-pearl dial
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, ref. 4937, movement no. 3'582'030, case no. 4'379'593, manufactured in 2007
    Cal. 315SC nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 35 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, 21K gold rotor, the mother-of-pearl dial with black painted Breguet numerals, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, three subsidiary dials indicating day, month and 24 hour display, window for date, the circular water-resistant-type case with diamond-set bezel, sides, ends and crown, glazed display screw back, 18K white gold and diamond-set Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    37 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 30 May 2007, brochures, original fitted wooden presentation box and outer packaging. The present watch has never been offered in public before and is believed to be the first example of this reference to appear at auction to date.

    Reference 4937, Patek Philippe latest "Jewellery Ladies' Annual Calendar" model, was launched in 2006. The dial is in natural white mother-of-pearl with dark grey Breguet numerals, complemented by the beautiful pearl-white tone of the leather strap.

    Reference 4937 is set with 472 diamonds, divided in 431 on the case, 14 on the crown and 27 on the buckle. The approximate diamond weight of the present watch is 3.23 ct.