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    Sale 2161

    Important Watches

    10 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 143

    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DATE

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1120261, CASE NO. 311826, REF. 3445, MANUFACTURED IN 1962

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DATE
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1120261, CASE NO. 311826, REF. 3445, MANUFACTURED IN 1962
    Cal. 27-460M nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the seal of Geneva, 37 jewels, free-sprung gyromax balance, 18k gold rotor, silvered matte dial, applied baton numerals, date aperture, subsidiary seconds, circular water-resistant-type case, down-turned lugs, screw back, case, dial and movement signed,
    35mm diam.


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    With a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming producution of the present watch in 1962 and its subsequent sale December 6th of the same year.

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

    A similar model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches, by O. Patrizzi, Volume 2, p. 219, pl. 907.

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