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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 300

    Patek Philippe. A fine, rare and unusual 18K gold bracelet watch with original box

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 3409, MOVEMENT NO. 977'371, CASE NO. 2'612'809, MANUFACTURED IN 1958

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    Patek Philippe. A fine, rare and unusual 18K gold bracelet watch with original box
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, ref. 3409, movement no. 977'371, case no. 2'612'809, manufactured in 1958
    Cal 9'''90 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, textured gold dial, applied dot numerals, rectangular curved case, domed crystal, snap on back, set within the 18K textured Patek Philippe tapered link bracelet with polished borders, case, dial and movement signed
    22 mm. wide & 200 mm. overall length


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with yellow gold bracelet in 1958 and its subsequent sale on 29 June 1960. Furthermore delivered with the original fitted presentation box.

    Reference 3409 was introduced into the market in 1958, year of manufacture of this watch. Certainly amongst Patek Philippe's most exclusive and typical 1960s models, it recalls the work of the celebrated Gilbert Albert. Reference 3409 stands out by its unusual design, smoothly integrating the case within the tapered link bracelet. The rarity of this watch is further enhanced by its very good, original overall condition and the original presentation box.