• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 38

    Patek Philippe. A rare and attractive 18K gold and enamel openface keyless lever watch with Breguet numerals and original box

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CIE., GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, RETAILED BY PALLOTTI & CIE., MOVEMENT NO. 817'802, CASE NO. 414'232, MANUFACTURED IN 1927

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    Patek Philippe. A rare and attractive 18K gold and enamel openface keyless lever watch with Breguet numerals and original box
    Signed Patek Philippe & Cie., Geneva, Switzerland, retailed by Pallotti & Cie., movement no. 817'802, case no. 414'232, manufactured in 1927
    Cal. 17''' nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, silvered matte dial, applied gold Breguet numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular case, finely chased and inlaid black and blue enamel Art Deco style geometrical decoration to bezel, rim, pendant and bow, engraved lozenge-shaped initials ES and inscription Venice 1933 to the snap on back, case and movement signed by maker, dial signed by maker and retailer
    44.5 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe original fitted brown leather presentation box containing the notice regarding the Certificate of Origin and Warranty. Furthermore delivered with the Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with silvered dial, raised gold Breguet numerals, "Murat" style case, bezel pendant and bow ornamented with black enamel and chased ribbon and flowers in 1927 and its subsequent sale on 12 December 1928.