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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 42

    Patek Philippe. A fine gilt brass square solar-powered desk clock with black dial and box

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, RETAILED BY GÜBELIN, REF. 928, MOVEMENT NO. 873'933, CASE NO. 1'622, MANUFACTURED IN 1967

    Price Realised  

    Patek Philippe. A fine gilt brass square solar-powered desk clock with black dial and box
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, retailed by Gübelin, ref. 928, movement no. 873'933, case no. 1'622, manufactured in 1967
    Cal. 17''' photo-electric cell circular gilt-finished lever movement, 29 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, the battery recharged by the solar panel, the black matte dial with applied brass baton numerals, in square case with solar panel to the top, hinged back, case numbered, dial signed by maker and retailer, movement signed by maker
    143 mm. high


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present table clock in 1967 and its subsequent sale on 22 May 1967 and original fitted presentation box.

    This timepiece has never been offered at auction before and is furthermore believed to be the first example of a reference 928 to appear in public to date.