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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 347

    Patek Philippe. An unusual 18K gold rectangular-shaped wristwatch with onyx dial, bracelet, original certificate and box

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 3629/1, MOVEMENT NO. 1'361'989, CASE NO. 2'757'429, MANUFACTURED IN 1976

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    Patek Philippe. An unusual 18K gold rectangular-shaped wristwatch with onyx dial, bracelet, original certificate and box
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, ref. 3629/1, movement no. 1'361'989, case no. 2'757'429, manufactured in 1976
    Cal. 177 circular nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, the black onyx dial with gold dauphine hands, in rectangular-shaped case with stepped bezel and sides, onyx-set crown, snap on back, 18K gold Patek Philippe bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    31 mm. wide


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificate of Identity and Guarantee of Origin dated June 1978, brochure and black leather presentation box. Furthermore delivered with the Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with onyx dial and yellow gold bracelet in 1976 and its subsequent sale on 13 April 1976 and Patek Philippe invoice dated 7 November 2001 for the overhaul of the watch. It has obviously not been used since the servicing and is still retaining the protective sticker to the back.

    This watch has never been offered in public before and is furthermore believed to be the first example of reference 3629/1 to appear at auction to date.