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    Sale 2161

    Important Watches

    10 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 137

    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN EARLY 18K GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, SWITZERLAND, MOVEMENT NO. 193249, CASE NO. 287698, MANUFACTURED IN 1920

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN EARLY 18K GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, SWITZERLAND, MOVEMENT NO. 193249, CASE NO. 287698, MANUFACTURED IN 1920
    Cal. 10 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bi-metallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, cream dial, Arabic numerals, rectangular curved case, hinged back, case, dial and movement signed, 18k gold Patek Philippe buckle
    26mm wide, 37mm diam.


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    With a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1920 and its subsequent sale on October 25th, 1923.

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

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