• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 162

    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN EARLY 18K GOLD HUNTER CASE KEYLESS LEVER POCKET WATCH

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, MOVEMENT AND CASE NO. 63872, MANUFACTURED IN 1881

    Price Realised  

    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN EARLY 18K GOLD HUNTER CASE KEYLESS LEVER POCKET WATCH
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, MOVEMENT AND CASE NO. 63872, MANUFACTURED IN 1881
    Cal. 15 gilt-finished lever movement, bi-metallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, gold cuvette, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, polished circular case, monogrammed front cover, coin-edged rims, case, dial and movement signed
    41mm diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1881 and its subsequent sale on November 16 of the same year.

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