29 November 2007,
Price Realised HKD 162,500
PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND CHAMPAGNE DIAL
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1'232'815, CASE NO. 2'781'346, REF. 3445/100, 2ND SERIES, CIRCA 1978
Cal. 27.460 M 2nd series nickel-finished lever movement, 37 jewels, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, 18k gold rotor, the champagne sunburst dial with faceted baton numerals and outer dot accents, gold index hands, subsidiary seconds, aperture for date, in heavy circular water-resistant-type case with faceted sloping bezel, downturned faceted lugs, screw back, together with an 18k gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
35 mm. diam.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of this watch in 1978 and its subsequent sale on 29 June 1984.
The reference 3445 was in production from 1961 to 1981.