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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 5

    Patek Philippe. A stainless steel self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet and original certificate

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, NAUTILUS MODEL, REF. 3800/1, MOVEMENT NO. 1'429'175, CASE NO. 2'885'274, MANUFACTURED IN 1991

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    Patek Philippe. A stainless steel self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet and original certificate
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Nautilus model, ref. 3800/1, movement no. 1'429'175, case no. 2'885'274, manufactured in 1991
    Cal. 330 SC nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 29 jewels, Gyromax balance, 18K gold rim to the rotor, the anthracite textured dial with applied luminous white gold baton numerals, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, window for date, the water-resistant-type case of typical form with screwed bezel, stainless steel Patek Philippe link bracelet and clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    38 mm. wide


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 28 September 1991 when the watch was purchased by the present owner at Patek Philippe's Salons in Geneva. It has never been offered in public before.

    Reference 3800/1 is the mid-size version of the celebrated Nautilus model ref. 3700/1, and was in production from 1981 until 2006.