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    10 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 123

    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, IOS, MOVEMENT NO. 1128616, CASE NO. 2674109, REF. 3565/1, CIRCA 1969

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, IOS, MOVEMENT NO. 1128616, CASE NO. 2674109, REF. 3565/1, CIRCA 1969
    Cal. 27-460 M nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 37 jewels, 18K gold rotor, free sprung gyromax balance, gilt brushed dial, Roman numerals, date aperture, circular case, enlarged bezel, engraved snap on back reading IOS Million Dollar Association, case, dial and movement signed, 18K gold Patek Philippe belt-shaped integral woven bracelet
    35mm diam.


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    To the best of our knowledge the present watch has never before been offered in public.

    A small series of the "IOS" reference 3565/1 model was made by special order for IOS, the Investors Overseas Services mutual fund founded by Bernie Cornfeld and presented to their best clients, the members of the "IOS Million Dollar Association".
    A similar model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches, by O. Patrizzi, Volume 2, p. 238, pl. 995.