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    Sale 2627

    Important Watches

    3 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 3658

    PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 3970J

    GOLD MANUAL-WINDING PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH LEAP-YEAR AND MOON-PHASE DISPLAY

    MOVEMENT 3'047'551, CASE 4'131'124, MANUFACTURED IN 2006

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    PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 3970J

    GOLD MANUAL-WINDING PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH LEAP-YEAR AND MOON-PHASE DISPLAY
    MOVEMENT 3'047'551, CASE 4'131'124, MANUFACTURED IN 2006

    Calibre 27-70 Q, ebauche by Nouvelle Lemania, Geneva Seal hallmarked, 24 jewels, Gyromax balance, matte opaline-silvered dial with gold applied hour markers, outer one-fifth minute divisions, two bevelled engine-turned subdials for small seconds with 24-hour indication and minute counter with leap-years, analogue date with integrated moon-phases, day and month in apertures, three-part case in 18k gold, screw-down display back, 18k gold PP deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    Diameter: 36 mm.


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    US$69,000-88,000
    EUR52,000-67,000

    Accompanied by Patek Philippe presentation box, certificate, interchangeable case back, corrector and loupe.

    The reference 3970 was in production from 1986 to 2004, generally divided into four series. The model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, 1998, p. 305.