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    Sale 1992

    Important Watches

    24 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 208

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

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CIE., GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 178273, CASE NO. 282845, MANUFACTURED IN 1913

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A LADY'S RARE 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH ENAMEL DIAL
    Signed Patek Philippe & Cie., Geneve, Movement No. 178273, Case No. 282845, manufactured in 1913
    With gilt-finished lever movement, wolf's tooth winding, bi-metallic compensation balance, gold cuvette, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, circular hinged case with wide bezel and screw-set lugs, case, cuvette, dial and movement signed
    26mm diam.


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    Accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirming the date of manufacture as 1913 as a wristwatch and its subsequent sale on April 5th, 1917.

    According to our research the present watch has never before appeared at auction.

    For a similar example of an early lady's wristwatch see Huber & Banbery, Patek Philippe Wristwatches, Volume 2, Second Edition, p. 105, pl. 111.