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    Sale 2161

    Important Watches

    10 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 150

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A LIMITED EDITION 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH ENAMEL DIAL

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, OFFICIER MODEL, MOVEMENT NO. 768206, CASE NO. 2863118, REF. 3960, MANUFACTURED IN 1989

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A LIMITED EDITION 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH ENAMEL DIAL
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, OFFICIER MODEL, MOVEMENT NO. 768206, CASE NO. 2863118, REF. 3960, MANUFACTURED IN 1989
    Cal. 215 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, free sprung gyromax balance, inscribed 18k gold water-resistant-type cuvette reading Patek Philippe Geneve 150th Anniversaire 1839-1989, white enamel dial, Breguet numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular Officer style case, hinged back, extended screw-set lugs, case, cuvette, dial and movement signed, 18k gold Patek Philippe buckle
    34mm diam.


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    Accompanied by an undated Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin and Attestation. Further delivered with a Patek Philippe leather presentation box, envelope with commerative coin and plaque and outer packaging.

    Patek Philippe also produced the reference 3960 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the company. The present watch represents one of the 2,000 pieces made in yellow gold. e.

    A similar model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches, by O. Patrizzi, Volume 2, p. 266, pl. 1120.

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