• Lot 208

    Patek Philippe. A very fine and rare 18K pink gold chronograph wristwatch with pink dial, original certificate and envelope

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, REF. 130, MOVEMENT NO. 862'678, CASE NO. 624'085, MANUFACTURED IN 1941

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    Patek Philippe. A very fine and rare 18K pink gold chronograph wristwatch with pink dial, original certificate and envelope
    Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Geneve, ref. 130, movement no. 862'678, case no. 624'085, manufactured in 1941
    Cal. 13''' nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 23 jewels, pink dial, applied pink gold baton and Roman numerals, outer railway five minute divisions and tachymetre scale, two subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 30 minutes register, circular case, downturned lugs, snap on back, two rectangular-shaped chronograph buttons in the band, case, dial and movement signed
    33 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Certificat d'Origine et de Garantie dated 30 January 1942, original envelope and Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with rose dial, raised gold indexes and tachometer scale in 1941 and its subsequent sale on 30 January 1943.

    This watch is one of the most attractive references 130 in pink gold to be offered in public in recent years. Its desirability resides in the exclusive combination of the pink gold case showing sharp edges and hallmarks, the highly attractive pink dial, confirmed by the certificate and the Extract, further enhanced by the original condition, original certificate and envelope.

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    Provenance

    - 1941 to 2004: property of the original owner/descendant of the original owner
    - 15 November 2004: acquired at Christie's, Geneva, lot 267, by the current owner, a European Gentleman