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    Sale 12572

    Important Watches

    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2569

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH, MADE FOR THE JAPANESE MARKET TO COMMEMORATE THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF PATEK PHILIPPE IN 1989

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 3718, MOVEMENT NO. 1'815'555, CASE NO. 2’857’129, MANUFACTURED IN 1988

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH, MADE FOR THE JAPANESE MARKET TO COMMEMORATE THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF PATEK PHILIPPE IN 1989
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 3718, MOVEMENT NO. 1'815'555, CASE NO. 2’857’129, MANUFACTURED IN 1988
    Cal. 215 mechanical movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, ivory-white dial, applied baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular case, snap on back with engraved Patek Philippe 1839-1989 and Calatrava cross in relief, stainless steel Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    33 mm. diam.
    US$7,700-11,000


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    With Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin, fitted presentation box and outer packaging. Furthermore delivered with Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the production of the present watch with ivory-white dial, white gold indexes in 1988 and its subsequent sale on 13 January 1989.

    This special edition was manufactured exclusively for the Japanese market to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Patek Philippe. According to our research, 500 pieces were manufactured in total with two different types of dials; one in ivory-white (the present example) and the other in slate grey. Furthermore, the present lot is fresh to the market.

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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory, tortoiseshell and crocodile. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.