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    Sale 1413

    Rare Watches Including Important Private Collections

    16 May 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 74

    Patek Philippe. An elegant 18K white gold automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date and bracelet

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, CALATRAVA MODEL, REF. 3802/205, MOVEMENT NO. 1'911'044, CASE NO. 2'921'953, MANUFACTURED IN 1982

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    Patek Philippe. An elegant 18K white gold automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date and bracelet
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, Calatrava model, ref. 3802/205, movement no. 1'911'044, case no. 2'921'953, manufactured in 1982
    Cal. 315 C automatic movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 29 jewels, Gyromax balance, 18K gold rotor,
    porcelain-white dial, black painted Roman numerals, sweep centre seconds, window for date, circular case, hobnail pattern bezel, snap on back, 18K white gold Patek Philippe integral bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    33 mm. diam.; overall length of the bracelet approx. 190 mm.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with porcelain-white dial, 11 black painted Roman numerals and bracelet in white gold in 1993 and its subsequent sale on 23 July 1993.

    This watch is believed to be one of less than a handful of references 3802/205 in white gold to have appeared in public to date.

    Reference 3802, the "Clou de Paris" Calatrava, was launched in 1983 and remained in production until around 2006. It was available predominantly in yellow gold, few examples in white gold, with varying dial designs and with and without bracelet.

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