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    Sale 1243

    Important Watches

    15 March 2016, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 75

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE AND VERY FINE 18K WHITE GOLD SQUARE WRISTWATCH WITH IRAQI COAT OF ARMS, CERTIFICATE AND PERIOD BOX

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 4222, MOVEMENT NO. 1’399’888, CASE NO. 2’745’422, MANUFACTURED IN 1980

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE AND VERY FINE 18K WHITE GOLD SQUARE WRISTWATCH WITH IRAQI COAT OF ARMS, CERTIFICATE AND PERIOD BOX
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 4222, MOVEMENT NO. 1’399’888, CASE NO. 2’745’422, MANUFACTURED IN 1980
    Cal. 16-250 mechanical movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, sunburst cobalt blue dial with facsimile signature and Iraqi coat of arms, applied white gold indexes, square case, snap on back, 18k white gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    26 mm. wide


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1980 with Sunburst cobalt blue dial and Eagle, and its subsequent sale on the 19 January 1980. Further accompanied by a Patek Philippe period box.

    Special Notice

    (for watches) Many of the watches offered for sale in this catalogue have bands which may be made of endangered or protected animal materials such as alligator or crocodile and which may not lawfully be exported from the sale site without a CITES export permit. As explained above, these lots are marked with the symbol (~) in the catalogue.Accordingly, for purchased watches that are to be shipped out of the sale site for delivery,Christie’s will need to remove and retain the band before shipping the watch and buckle.