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    Sale 1357

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    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 400

    Patek Philippe. An attractive 18K gold wristwatch with champagne dial

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENÈVE, CALATRAVA MODEL, REF. 96, MOVEMENT NO. 926'414, CASE NO. 299'204, MANUFACTURED IN 1945

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    Patek Philippe. An attractive 18K gold wristwatch with champagne dial
    Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Genève, Calatrava model, ref. 96, movement no. 926'414, case no. 299'204, manufactured in 1945
    Cal. 12'''120 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, swan neck regulator, champagne dial, applied gold baton numerals, outer beady dot minute divisions, engine-turned subsidiary seconds, circular case, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
    31 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with champagne-coloured dial and raised gold indexes in 1945 and its subsequent sale on 25 April 1945.

    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.

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