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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 39

    Patek Philippe. A very fine and rare platinum self-winding water-resistant wristwatch

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 3429, MOVEMENT NO. 1'113'000, CASE NO. 2'621'528, MANUFACTURED IN 1963

    Price Realised  

    Patek Philippe. A very fine and rare platinum self-winding water-resistant wristwatch
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, ref. 3429, movement no. 1'113'000, case no. 2'621'528, manufactured in 1963
    Cal. 27-460 nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 30 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, 18K gold rotor, the silvered matte dial with applied white gold baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, in circular water-resistant-type case with flat bezel, screw back, downturned lugs, stainless steel Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    35 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming manufacture of the present watch in 1963 and its subsequent sale on 14 February 1964.

    This watch is believed to be the only example of a reference 3429 in platinum known to exist to date.

    Reference 3429 replaced reference 3415 and was in production from 1960 to 1969, the majority cased in yellow gold, few examples in white gold.
    The present watch furthermore impresses by its excellent overall condition.