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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 147

    Patek Philippe. An extremely fine and rare platinum self-winding water-resistant wristwatch

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 3433, MOVEMENT NO. 1'232'822, CASE NO. 2'626'268, MANUFACTURED IN 1974

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    Patek Philippe. An extremely fine and rare platinum self-winding water-resistant wristwatch
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, ref. 3433, movement no. 1'232'822, case no. 2'626'268, manufactured in 1974
    Cal. 27-460 M nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 37 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, 18K gold rotor, the silvered brushed dial with applied white gold baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, in circular water-resistant-type case with stepped bezel, screw back, downturned fluted lugs, platinum Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificat d'Origine et de Garantie, original sales tag, envelope and Extract from the Archives confirming manufacture of the present watch in 1974 and its subsequent sale on 18 September 1981.

    This watch is one of only three examples of reference 3433 in platinum known to date. Its rarity is further enhanced by the outstanding and original overall condition.

    Production of reference 3433 was launched in 1960 and replaced reference 2551.

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