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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 135

    Patek Philippe. A very fine and attractive 18K pink gold wristwatch with rose dial, certificate, sales tag and box



    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Patek Philippe. A very fine and attractive 18K pink gold wristwatch with rose dial, certificate, sales tag and box
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, Calatrava model, ref. 3796, movement no. 1’830’703, case no. 2’915’890, manufactured in 1992
    MOVEMENT: manual, cal. 215, stamped with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels
    DIAL: brushed rose, pink gold baton indexes, outer pearled minute divisions, subsidiary seconds
    CASE: 18K pink gold, enlarged bezel, snap on back, 31 mm. diam.
    SIGNED: case, dial and movement
    BUCKLE: 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle
    ACCOMPANIED BY: Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin stamped Gübelin AG, Zürich and dated 12 August 1992, sales tag, presentation box and outer packaging. Furthermore delivered with Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the production of the present watch with velvet-finished rose dial, applied gold sword-shaped indexes in 1992 and its subsequent sale on 23 July 1992

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    Consigned by its original owner, the present reference 3796 has never been offered in public before. This particularly attractive “pink on pink” example is furthermore preserved in like new condition, still retaining its original accessories.

    Reference 3796
    Reference 3796 is Patek Philippe’s last classic size “original” Calatrava. It was in production from 1982 until the late 1990s and replaced reference 96 from which it differs only by the sapphire crystal and the new calibre 215 S. It was available in all three gold colours and in platinum, with a variation of dial layouts.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Many of the watches offered for sale in this catalogue are pictured with straps made of endangered or protected animal materials such as alligator or crocodile. These lots are marked with the symbol ~ in the catalogue. These endangered species straps are shown for display purposes only and are not for sale. Christie’s will remove and retain the strap prior to shipment from the sale site. At some sale sites, Christie’s may, at its discretion, make the displayed endangered species strap available to the buyer of the lot free of charge if collected in person from the sale site within 1 year of the date of the sale. Please check with the department for details on a particular lot.