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    Sale 1992

    Important Watches

    24 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 193

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

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1148273, CASE NO. 2666861, REF. 3557, MANUFACTURED IN 1968

    Price Realised  

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Movement No. 1148273, Case No. 2666861, Ref. 3557, manufactured in 1968
    Cal. 23-300 PM nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the seal of Geneva, 18 jewels, free-sprung gyromax balance, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, champagne matte dial with Roman numerals, curved rectangular case with brushed bezel, case, dial and movement signed, with an 18k gold Patek Philippe buckle
    34mm length


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe leather covered box. This watch is also accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirming the date of manufacture as 1968 and its subsequent sale on February 4th of the following year.

    According to our research the present watch has never before appeared at auction. It is only one of 6 examples of the reference 3557 known to the market.

    The reference 3557 was introduced to the market in 1964 and remained in production until 1971.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the estimate for this lot should read $3,500-5,000.