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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 325

    Patek Philippe. A rare and attractive 18K white gold sweep centre seconds automatic wristwatch with date, bracelet and original certificate

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, NAUTILUS MODEL, REF. 3711G/1, MOVEMENT NO. 3’256’683, CASE NO. 4’272’220, MADE IN 2004

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    Patek Philippe. A rare and attractive 18K white gold sweep centre seconds automatic wristwatch with date, bracelet and original certificate
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, Nautilus model, Ref. 3711G/1, movement no. 3’256’683, case no. 4’272’220, made in 2004
    MOVEMENT: automatic, Caliber 315 SC, stamped with the Geneva seal, 30 jewels
    DIAL: ribbed black dial, applied gold luminous numerals, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, window for date
    CASE: 18K white gold three-part secured by four screws in the band, screw-down glazed back, 42 mm. Diam.
    SIGNED: case, dial, movement, underside of bezel numbered 220
    BRACELET/CLASP: 18K white gold Nautilus bracelet with double deployant clasp, overall length of the bracelet approx. 190 mm
    ACCOMPANIED BY: Certificate of Origin stamped Tourneau, Inc. and dated 22 August 2004, presentation box with outer packaging and leather folder with literature and sales tag. Furthermore delivered with a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the production of the present watch in 2004 and its subsequent sale on 25th June 2004.


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    Preserved in very clean and crisp condition this example of the white gold reference 3711 shows perfectly the classic proportions of the original “Jumbo” Nautilus whilst subtle updating provides greater depth to the case. In 2004 Patek Philippe introduced the reference 3711 in white gold utilizing the caliber 315 SC movement. It is very similar to the reference 3700 but features centre seconds and a slightly thicker case. The model was in production for a relatively short time between 2004 and 2007. Only 500-700 were made during these three years and no more than 20 pieces have come back to the market since then. To the best of our knowledge the present watch has never been offered in public before.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    Various properties

    WHITE GOLD 3711/1