• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

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    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 329

    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare stainless steel antimagnetic wristwatch with bracelet

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, AMAGNETIC, REF. 3417, MOVEMENT NO. 728'934, CASE NO. 2'610'407, MANUFACTURED IN 1960

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare stainless steel antimagnetic wristwatch with bracelet
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, Amagnetic, ref. 3417, movement no. 728'934, case no. 2'610'407, manufactured in 1960
    Cal. 12-400 nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, swan neck regulator, soft-iron protective cap, silvered matte dial, applied baton and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular water-resistant-type case, elongated angular lugs, screw back, stainless steel Patek Philippe belt-shaped bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    35 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1960 and its subsequent sale on 29 November 1960.

    To the best of our knowledge, this watch has never been offered in public before and is distinguished by its very good, original overall condition.

    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.