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    Sale 12572

    Important Watches

    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2686

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A VERY FINE AND RARE PLATINUM AND DIAMOND-SET PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES, LEAP YEAR INDICATION, BLACK DIAL, ADDITIONAL CASE BACK, ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE AND BOX

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 3970E, MOVEMENT NO. 3’045’844, CASE NO. 4’037’653, MANUFACTURED IN 1998

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A VERY FINE AND RARE PLATINUM AND DIAMOND-SET PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES, LEAP YEAR INDICATION, BLACK DIAL, ADDITIONAL CASE BACK, ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE AND BOX
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 3970E, MOVEMENT NO. 3’045’844, CASE NO. 4’037’653, MANUFACTURED IN 1998
    Cal. CH 27-70 Q mechanical movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 24 jewels, black dial, diamond-set numerals, two windows for day and month, three subsidiary dials for constant seconds combined with 24 hour register, 30 minute register combined with leap year indicator, date combined with moon phases, circular case, glazed display screw back, two round chronograph buttons in the band, platinum Patek Philippe deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. diam.
    US$96,000-150,000


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    With Patek Philippe undated Certificate of Origin, additional case back, setting pin, instruction manual, leather wallet, fitted presentation box and outer packaging. Furthermore delivered with Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with black dial, one baton-cut diamond hour marker and 10 chaton-set diamond hour markers in 1998 and its subsequent sale on 28 October 1998.

    Fresh to the market, the present platinum reference 3970E features an elegant black dial adorned with eleven diamonds, the watch further attracts by it very good overall condition with sharp hallmarks. Furthermore, the present watch come with the most notably the Certificate of Origin and additional case back.

    For another example of the Reference 3970, please see Lot 2680 and 2685 in this sale.

    Special Notice

    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.