• Lot 211

    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K gold openface minute repeating perpetual calendar split seconds chronograph keyless lever watch with moon phases

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, NO. 174'465, MADE FOR TILDEN THURBER CO., PROVIDENCE, MOVEMENT NO. 174'465, CASE NO. 401'341, MANUFACTURED IN 1914

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K gold openface minute repeating perpetual calendar split seconds chronograph keyless lever watch with moon phases
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 174'465, made for Tilden Thurber Co., Providence, movement no. 174'465, case no. 401'341, manufactured in 1914
    Cal. 19''' nickel-finished lever movement, 40 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, micrometer regulator, repeating on two hammers onto two gongs, gold cuvette with engraved inscription No. 174465 Made for John Wells Coggeshall, Providence, R.I., 1914, by Patek, Philippe & Co., Geneva, Switzerland, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, outer Arabic railway five minute divisions, four subsidiary dials for moon phases, lunar calendar and 30 minutes register, day, month, date and constant seconds, circular plain case, repeating slide in the band, split seconds chronograph buttons in the band and in the crown, both locked by a sliding lever in the band, case and cuvette signed and numbered by maker, dial numbered, movement numbered and signed by maker and retailer
    54 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1914 and its subsequent sale on 21 January 1915.

    According to the engraved inscription on the cuvette of the present watch, it was made for John Wells Coggeshall of Providence, Rhodes Island, in 1914, possibly a descendant of John Coggeshall, progenitor of the family in America, and first president of the Colony of Rhode Island.