• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 164

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

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CIE, RETAILED BY SHREVE & CO. SAN FRANCISCO, MOVEMENT NO. 109040, CASE NO. 223888, MANUFACTURED IN 1897

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN EARLY 18K GOLD HUNTER CASED KEYLESS LEVER WATCH
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CIE, RETAILED BY SHREVE & CO. SAN FRANCISCO, MOVEMENT NO. 109040, CASE NO. 223888, MANUFACTURED IN 1897
    Cal. 12 nickel-finished lever movement, bi-metallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, inscribed hinged cuvette, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular polished case, monogrammed front cover, case and movement signed by maker, movement and dial signed by retailer
    33mm diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1897 and its subsequent sale on February 27, 1900.

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