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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 290

    Patek Philippe. A fine and unusual 18K gold openface keyless lever watch with gold dial, original certificate and box

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, MOVEMENT NO. 151'693, CASE NO. 261'117, MANUFACTURED IN 1908

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and unusual 18K gold openface keyless lever watch with gold dial, original certificate and box
    Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Geneva, Switzerland, movement no. 151'693, case no. 261'117, manufactured in 1908
    Cal. 19''' nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, gold cuvette, the engine-turned gold dial with engraved Roman numerals on blank chapter ring, blued steel moon-style hands, subsidiary seconds, finely chased and engraved scroll and foliage decorated case and bow, the hinged back centred by a blank cartouche and engraved initials LBB, case, cuvette, dial and movement signed
    44 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with silvered dial, dauphine hour markers and engine-turned case back in 1908 and its subsequent sale on 16 July 1919. To the best of our knowledge it has never been offered in public before.