• Important Watches Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1372

    Important Watches Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION PART II

    10 May 2010, Geneva

  • Lot 44

    Patek Philippe, Juvenia and Swiss. A lot of two 18K gold wristwatches and one blackened steel and brass openface full calendar keyless lever watch with moon phases

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENÈVE, REF. 1438, MOVEMENT NO. 839'629, CASE NO. 646'849, MANUFACTURED IN 1947, JUVENIA, CASE NO. 398'956, CIRCA 1958, AND UNSIGNED, CASE NO. 72'703, CIRCA 1910

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    Patek Philippe, Juvenia and Swiss. A lot of two 18K gold wristwatches and one blackened steel and brass openface full calendar keyless lever watch with moon phases
    Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Genève, ref. 1438, movement no. 839'629, case no. 646'849, manufactured in 1947, Juvenia, case no. 398'956, circa 1958, and unsigned, case no. 72'703, circa 1910
    Patek Philippe: cal. 9'''90 rectangular-shaped nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, silvered dial, applied gold dot and Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, square case, snap on back, hooded lugs, 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed; Juvenia: nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, silvered dial, baton numerals, circular case, snap on back with engraved presentation inscription, 18K gold integral woven bracelet and clasp stamped HP, case, dial and movement signed; Swiss: nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, glazed dust cover, blackened stainless steel cuvette, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, four subsidiary dials for month, date, day and moon phases with constant seconds, large circular blackened steel case, brass hinges, gilt crown, brass bow, unsigned
    23 mm., 33 mm. & 94 mm. diam. (3)


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with silvered dial and raised gold hour markers in 1947 and its subsequent sale on 19 January 1948.

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