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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 295

    Patek Philippe. A rare platinum and diamond-set water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date and bracelet

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, NAUTILUS MODEL, REF. 3900/1, MOVEMENT NO. 1'550'599, CASE NO. 2'816'257, MANUFACTURED IN 1984

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    Patek Philippe. A rare platinum and diamond-set water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date and bracelet
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Nautilus model, ref. 3900/1, movement no. 1'550'599, case no. 2'816'257, manufactured in 1984
    Cal. E 23 SC quartz movement, 7 jewels, the dark blue ribbed dial with eleven diamond-set numerals, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, window for date, the water-resistant-type case of typical form, platinum Patek Philippe link bracelet and deployant clasp signed Nautilus, case, dial and movement signed
    32 mm. wide


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with black dial, 11 diamond indexes and platinum bracelet in 1984 and its subsequent sale on 4 July 1985. It has never appeared in public before and is believed to be one of only three examples of this particular model to be offered at auction to date.

    Reference 3900 was in production from 1958 until the late 1990s and available in different versions.

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