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    Sale 1413

    Rare Watches Including Important Private Collections

    16 May 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 84

    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K gold limited edition Officier wristwatch with Breguet numerals and box

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, OFFICIER MODEL, REF. 3960, MOVEMENT NO. 767'760, CASE NO. 2'862'672, MANUFACTURED IN 1988

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K gold limited edition Officier wristwatch with Breguet numerals and box
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Officier model, ref. 3960, movement no. 767'760, case no. 2'862'672, manufactured in 1988
    Cal. 215 mechanical movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, gold dust cover engraved with commemorative text and movement number, porcelain white dial, Breguet numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular case, hinged back, extended screwed lugs, 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dust cover, dial and movement signed
    34 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming manufacture of the present watch with Breguet numerals in 1988 and its subsequent sale on 18 May 1989 and fitted presentation box.

    To the best of our knowledge this reference 3960 has never been offered in pubic before.

    The celebrated "Officier" model was made to commemorate Patek Philippe's 150th Anniversary in April 1989. It was available in a limited edition of 2000 pieces in yellow gold, 150 pieces in white gold and 50 pieces in platinum.

    The model is illustrated and described in Patek Philippe Museum - Patek Philippe Watches, Vol. II, p. 216.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A SWISS LADY