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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 229

    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare stainless steel antimagnetic wristwatch

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, AMAGNETIC, REF. 3417, MOVEMENT NO. 732'880, CASE NO. 2'633'243, MANUFACTURED IN 1964

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare stainless steel antimagnetic wristwatch
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, Amagnetic, Ref. 3417, movement no. 732'880, case no. 2'633'243, manufactured in 1964
    MOVEMENT: manual, cal. 27-AM400, stamped with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels
    DIAL: silvered matte, applied white gold baton and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds
    CASE: stainless steel, elongated angular lugs, screw back, 35 mm. diam.
    SIGNED: case, dial, movement
    ACCOMPANIED BY: Patek Philippe Extract from the Archvies confirming production of the present watch in 1964 and its subsequent sale on 12 November 1964


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    The present reference 3417 is an attractive representative of Patek Philippe's first anti-magnetic wristwatch produced in series, available exclusively in stainless steel.

    Launched in 1958 it was produced for two years only, using calibre 12'''400. As of 1960, the model was fitted with calibre 27-AM 400 until the end of production in the late 1960s.

    For further details and illustrations of reference 3417 see Patek Philippe Steel Watches by John Goldberger, pp. 342-349.

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