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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 62

    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare stainless steel water-resistant anti-magnetic wristwatch

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 3417, MOVEMENT NO. 734'822, CASE NO. 2'644'399, MANUFACTURED IN 1970

    Price Realised  

    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare stainless steel water-resistant anti-magnetic wristwatch
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, ref. 3417, movement no. 734'822, case no. 2'644'399, manufactured in 1970
    Cal. 27-AM 400 nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, soft-iron protection cap, the silvered matte dial with applied baton and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, in circular water-resistant-type case with downturned lugs, screw back, stainless steel Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    35 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1970 and its subsequent sale on 23 July 1970 and presentation box.

    Manufacture of reference 3417 was launched in 1958 with calibre 12'''400 AM. As of 1960, the model was fitted with calibre 27-AM 400 until its discontinuation in 1964.