• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2392

    Important Watches

    29 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2944

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1'112'627, CASE NO. 2'627'996, REF. 3444, CIRCA 1962

    Price Realised  

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1'112'627, CASE NO. 2'627'996, REF. 3444, CIRCA 1962

    Cal. 27.460 nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva Seal, 37 jewels, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, 18k gold rotor, the silvered sunburst dial with applied faceted dagger and baton numerals, outer minute divisions, gold index hands, subsidiary seconds, in circular water-resistant-type case with stepped bezel and fluted lugs, screw back, together with an 18k gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    35 mm. diam.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    US$10,000-15,000
    EUR7,300-11,000

    Accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of this watch in 1962 and its subsequent sale on 4 September 1963.

    Production of the reference 3444 began in 1961 and discontinued in 1962. The subtle feature of this model is the shaped numerals, and according to our research was only used for reference 3444.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the image of this watch is incorrectly numbered 2943.