Patek Philippe. A very fine and unusual solar-powered and electro-mechanical gilt brass table clock with applied silvered chess pieces on a chessboard-pattern case and red box
Patek Philippe. A very fine and unusual solar-powered and electro-mechanical gilt brass table clock with applied silvered chess pieces on a chessboard-pattern case and red box

SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 872'722, CASE NO. 228, CIRCA 1959

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Patek Philippe. A very fine and unusual solar-powered and electro-mechanical gilt brass table clock with applied silvered chess pieces on a chessboard-pattern case and red box
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, movement no. 872'722, case no. 228, circa 1959
Cal. 17-250 photo-electric cell, silvered matted dial, engraved baton numerals on applied gilt chapter ring, gilt hands, cylindrical case with square pattern representing a chess board, geometric pattern on the rims, applied silvered chess pieces, solar cells mounted on top of the clock with spade pattern on the back, three ribbed feet, case numbered, dial and movement signed
230 mm. heigh

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Accompanied with fitted red presentation box.

To the best of our knowledge, the present example is fresh to the market and is only the second example identified to date presenting a chess pattern. However, both examples can be considered as unique due to the differences that can be observed to their respective design.
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