• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 363

    Patek Philippe. A fine and unusual 18K gold openface keyless lever dress watch with Breguet numerals

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CIE., GENÈVE, RETAILED BY TIFFANY, MOVEMENT NO. 817'836, CASE NO. 414'420, MANUFACTURED IN 1927

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and unusual 18K gold openface keyless lever dress watch with Breguet numerals
    Signed Patek Philippe & Cie., Genève, retailed by Tiffany, movement no. 817'836, case no. 414'420, manufactured in 1927
    Cal. 17''' nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, gold cuvette with engraved inscription Charles J. Lipscomb from his grandfather on his twenty-first birthday 1929, silvered matte dial, applied gold Breguet numerals, subsidiary seconds, plain circular case, hinged back, case and movement signed by maker, dial signed by maker and retailer
    44 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with silvered dial, raised gold Breguet numerals and openface "Empire" style case in 1927 and its subsequent sale on 18 December 1929.