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    Sale 1992

    Important Watches

    24 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 205

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A LADY'S 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH BLACK DIAL

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CIE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 850471, CASE NO. 417817, REF. 297, RETAILED BY BROCK & CO., MANUFACTURED IN 1937

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A LADY'S 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH BLACK DIAL
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CIE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 850471, CASE NO. 417817, REF. 297, RETAILED BY BROCK & CO., MANUFACTURED IN 1937
    Cal. 8-85 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, mono-metallic compensation balance, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, black matte dial with applied Arabic and dagger numerals, circular monogrammed case with central lugs, case, dial and movement signed, dial further signed for the retailer
    20mm diam.


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    Accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirming the date of manufacture as 1937 and its subsequent sale on February 17th of the following year.

    According to our research the present watch has never before appeared at auction. The reference 297 was in production between 1937 and at least 1943.

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