• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 272

    Patek Philippe. A lady's fine 18K white gold and diamond-set cushion-shaped wristwatch with bracelet

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, RETAILED BY BEYER, REF. 3395/1, CASE NO. 2'674'877, MOVEMENT NO. 1'249'427, MANUFACTURED IN 1974

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    Patek Philippe. A lady's fine 18K white gold and diamond-set cushion-shaped wristwatch with bracelet
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, retailed by Beyer, ref. 3395/1, case no. 2'674'877, movement no. 1'249'427, manufactured in 1974
    Cal. 13.5 nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 20 jewels, bark-finished silvered dial, applied white gold and jet-black triangular-shaped numerals, cushion-shaped case, diamond-set bezel, snap on back, 18K white gold Patek Philippe integral bracelet, case and movement signed by maker, dial signed by maker and retailer
    22.5 mm. wide


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with silvered dial, triangular indexes, 32 diamonds of approx. 2.30 carats and white gold bracelet in 1974 and its subsequent sale on 18 December 1975.

    To the best of our knowledge, it has never been offered at auction before and is only the third example of a reference 3395/1 to appear in public to date.

    Reference 3395/1 was in production from the late 1960s until the mid 1970s and is so far only known in white gold.