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    Sale 2161

    Important Watches

    10 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 129

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE AND EARLY 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, & CIE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 805186, CASE NO. 288303, MANUFACTURED IN 1922

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE AND EARLY 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, & CIE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 805186, CASE NO. 288303, MANUFACTURED IN 1922
    Cal. 12 gilt-finished lever movement, bi-metallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, white enamel dial, Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, cushion-shaped case, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
    31mm width


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    With a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1922 and its subsequent sale on May 17th, 1923.

    To the best of our knowledge the present watch has never before been offered in public.

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