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    Sale 2161

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    10 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 357

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC BRACELET WATCH WITH DATE AND CENTER SECONDS

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, NAUTILUS MODEL, MOVEMENT NO. 3034040, CASE NO. 4219452, REF. 3800/1A, CIRCA 2005

    Price Realised  

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC BRACELET WATCH WITH DATE AND CENTER SECONDS
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, NAUTILUS MODEL, MOVEMENT NO. 3034040, CASE NO. 4219452, REF. 3800/1A, CIRCA 2005
    Cal. 330 SC nickel-finished lever movement, 29 jewels, free sprung gyromax balance, black matte dial, applied luminescent Roman numerals, aperture for date, Nautilus water-resistant-type case, wide bezel, case secured by four screws in the band, case, dial and movement signed, stainless steel Patek Philippe Nautilus bracelet and deployant clasp
    37mm width


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    Accompanied by a Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated April 13, 2005, instruction booklet and leather envelope.

    To the best of our knowledge the present watch has never before been offered in public.

    Patek Philippe produced the reference 3800 from 1981 until 2006 when it was replaced by the reference 5800/1A. For a similar example see Huber & Banbery, Patek Philippe Wristwatches, Volume 2, Second Edition, pp. 232 & 233.

    A similar model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches, by O. Patrizzi, Volume 2, p. 254, pl. 1073.