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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 279

    Patek Philippe. A stainless steel, gold and diamond-set automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet, original sales tag, certificate and box

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, NAUTILUS MODEL, REF. 3800/1, MOVEMENT NO. 1'422'208, CASE NO. 2'795'435, MANUFACTURED IN 1983

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    Patek Philippe. A stainless steel, gold and diamond-set automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet, original sales tag, certificate and box
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Nautilus model, ref. 3800/1, movement no. 1'422'208, case no. 2'795'435, manufactured in 1983
    Cal. 335 SC nickel-finished lever movement, 29 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, 18K gold rim to the rotor, later gilt ribbed replacement dial with applied diamond-set numerals, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, date window, stainless steel water-resistant-type case of typical form, gold bezel, stainless steel and gold Patek Philippe link bracelet and stainless steel deployant clasp signed Nautilus, Patek Philippe, case, dial and movement signed
    38 mm. wide


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    With Patek Philippe original sales tag, Certificate of Origin, Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with gilded dial and applied yellow gold tritium indexes in 1983 and its subsequent sale on 7 September 1983. The actual dial featuring diamond indexes was most probably exchanged upon requested by the original owner immediately when purchasing the watch. Furthermore delivered with the original fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

    Reference 3800 was in production from 1981 to 2006 and available in different versions. It was replaced by reference 5800.

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    Prospective buyers should be aware that the importation of Rolex watches into the United States is highly restricted. Rolex watches may not be shipped into the USA and can only be imported personally. Generally a buyer may import only one watch into the USA. For further information please contact our specialists in charge of the sale. Please note other countries may have comparable import restrictions for luxury watches.