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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 324

    Patek Philippe. A stainless steel wristwatch

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENÈVE, CALATRAVA MODEL, REF. 96, MOVEMENT NO. 920'400, CASE NO. 621'173, MANUFACTURED IN 1940

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    Patek Philippe. A stainless steel wristwatch
    Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Genève, Calatrava model, ref. 96, movement no. 920'400, case no. 621'173, manufactured in 1940
    Cal. 12'''120 nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, swan neck regulator, silvered dial, applied stainless steel baton numerals, outer beady dot minute divisions, engine-turned subsidiary seconds, circular case, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
    31 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with silvered dial and raised steel indexes in 1940 and its subsequent sale on 12 June 1941. It has never been offered in public before.

    Production of the famous Calatrava reference 96 was launched in 1932. In 1950 it was replaced by reference 2457.