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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 57

    Patek Philippe. A fine platinum automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and date

    PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 3998, MOVEMENT NO. 1'444'053, CASE NO. 2'886'884, MANUFACTURED IN 1991

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    Patek Philippe. A fine platinum automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and date
    Patek Philippe, Geneve, ref. 3998, movement no. 1'444'053, case no. 2'886'884, manufactured in 1991
    Cal. 310 SC nickel-finished lever movement, 29 jewels, free sprung regulator, gold rotor, opaline-white dial, applied white gold baton numerals, sweep centre seconds, window for date, circular water-resistant-type case with screw back, case, dial and movement signed
    33 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with opaline-white dial and white gold indexes in 1991 and its subsequent sale on 14 January 1992.

    Never been offered at auction before, this watch is furthermore only the third example of a reference 3998 in platinum to appear in public.

    Reference 3998 was in production from 1989 until 2005.