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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 118

    Patek Philippe. An attractive 18K gold wristwatch

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, CALATRAVA MODEL, REF. 96, MOVEMENT NO. 929'284, CASE NO. 300'319, MANUFACTURED IN 1946

    Price Realised  

    Patek Philippe. An attractive 18K gold wristwatch
    Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Geneve, Calatrava model, ref. 96, movement no. 929'284, case no. 300'319, manufactured in 1946
    Cal. 12'''120 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the silvered matte dial with applied gold baton numerals, gold dauphine hands, subsidiary seconds, in circular case with downturned lugs, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
    31 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with silvered dial and applied gold indexes in 1946 and its subsequent sale on 21 December 1946. This watch has never been offered in public before.

    Production of the famous Calatrava reference 96 was launched in 1932. In 1972 it was replaced by reference 3796.