• Jewels and Watches: The Dubai  auction at Christies

    Sale 7894

    Jewels and Watches: The Dubai Sale

    28 April 2010, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 40

    PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 3940

    PLATINUM AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES

    MOVEMENT 774'987, CASE 2'958'268, MANUFACTURED IN 1994

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    PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 3940

    PLATINUM AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES
    MOVEMENT 774'987, CASE 2'958'268, MANUFACTURED IN 1994

    Calibre 240 Q, Geneva Seal hallmarked, 27 jewels, Gyromax balance, 22k gold minirotor, opaline-silver matte dial, applied baton hour markers, subdials for the day with 24-hour display and month with leap-years, analogue date with moon phases, two-part case, snap on solid case back, platinum PPCo buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    Diameter: 36 mm.


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    With Patek Philippe presentation box, Certificate of Origin, product literature and a corrector.


    Reference 3940, in production from 1985 until 2006, was available in different case materials, with platinum being the rarest. The model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, second edition, p. 292-293.

    Special Notice

    lots are subject to 5% import Duty on the importation value (low estimate) levied at the time of collection shipment within UAE. For UAE buyers, please note that duty is paid at origin (Dubai) and not in the importing country. As such, duty paid in Dubai is treated as final duty payment. It is the buyer's responsibility to ascertain and pay all taxes due.
    (for watches) Many of the watches offered for sale in this catalogue have bands which may be made of endangered or protected animal materials such as alligator or crocodile and which may not lawfully be exported from the sale site without a CITES export permit. As explained above, these lots are marked with the symbol (~) in the catalogue.Accordingly, for purchased watches that are to be shipped out of the sale site for delivery,Christie’s will need to remove and retain the band before shipping the watch and buckle.