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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 131

    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K gold automatic perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon phases, second back, pin, original certificate, sales tag and box

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 3940J, MOVEMENT NO. 773'831, CASE NO. 2'922'207, MANUFACTURED IN 1993

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K gold automatic perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon phases, second back, pin, original certificate, sales tag and box
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, Ref. 3940J, movement no. 773'831, case no. 2'922'207, manufactured in 1993
    MOVEMENT: automatic, cal. 240 Q, stamped with the Geneva seal, 27 jewels
    DIAL: silvered, applied gold baton numerals, outer beady minute divisions, three subsidiary dials for day and 24 hour display, month and leap year, moon phases and date
    CASE: 18K gold, concave bezel, glazed snap on back, 36 mm. diam.
    SIGNED: case, dial, movement
    BUCKLE: 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle
    ACCOMPANIED BY: Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin stamped by La Boutique Suisse, second solid case back, wooden and 18K gold setting pin, sales tag, Patek Philippe presentation box and outer packaging. The Extract from the Archives confirms production of the present watch with opaline silvered dial, 12 yellow gold laped indexes, dot minute track in 1993 and its subsequent sale on 17 November 1993.


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    Consigned by its original owner the present watch has never been offered in public before and is furthermore preserved in excellent overall condition, still retaining all accessories.

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