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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 237

    Patek Philippe. An 18K white gold cushion-shaped automatic wristwatch with bracelet

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, RETAILED BY BEYER, ELLIPSE MODEL, REF. 3739/2, MOVEMENT NO. 1'190'482, CASE NO. 2'768'762, MANUFACTURED IN 1977

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    Patek Philippe. An 18K white gold cushion-shaped automatic wristwatch with bracelet
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, retailed by Beyer, Ellipse model, ref. 3739/2, movement no. 1'190'482, case no. 2'768'762, manufactured in 1977
    Cal. 240 nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 27 jewels, 22K gold micro-rotor, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, blue dial, applied white gold baton numerals, cushion-shaped case, snap on back, integral 18K white gold Patek Philippe bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. wide


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with blue dial, applied white gold indexes and white gold bracelet in 1977 and its subsequent sale on 31 August 1978. Furthermore delivered with a Patek Philippe burgundy presentation box.

    The present watch has never been offered in public before and is believed to be the only second example of reference 3739/2 in white gold to appear at auction to date.

    Reference 3739 was launched in 1978 and remained in production until the mid 1980s.

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