• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 371

    Patek Philippe. An 18K gold oval automatic wristwatch with original certificate and box

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, GOLDEN ELLIPSE MODEL, REF. 3738, MOVEMENT NO. 1'190'681, CASE NO. 540'054, MANUFACTURED IN 1977

    Price Realised  

    Patek Philippe. An 18K gold oval automatic wristwatch with original certificate and box
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, Golden Ellipse model, ref. 3738, movement no. 1'190'681, case no. 540'054, manufactured in 1977
    Cal. 240 nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 27 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, 22K gold micro-rotor, blue brushed dial, gold baton numerals, oval case, snap on back, hidden lugs, 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    31 mm. wide & 35 mm. overall length


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    With Patek Philippe Certificate of Identity and Guarantee of Origin, original fitted brown presentation box and outer packaging. Furthermore delivered with the Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1977 and its subsequent sale on 11 January 1979.

    Consigned by the original owner, the watch has never been offered in public before and is preserved in like new overall condition.

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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.