10 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 10,625
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
PATEK PHILIPPE. AN EARLY AND RARE 18K GOLD AND ENAMEL HALF-HUNTER CASE KEYLESS CYLINDER PENDANT WATCH
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO, GENEVE, CASE NO. 34144, MANUFACTURED IN 1868
Cal. 12 gilt-finished cylinder movement, mono-metallic balance, wolf's tooth winding, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, gold cuvette, engine-turned case, the front with translucent blue enamel over engine-turned chapter ring, gold Roman numerals, central aperture, hinged back enhanced with translucent blue enamel over engine-turning, central gold plaque surrounded by a floral motif, black enamel florets to the rim, case and cuvette signed and numbered
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With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1868 and its subsequent sale on August 1st, 1870.
To the best of our knowledge the present watch has never before been offered in public.