PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 3970EG, A VERY FINE 4TH SERIES 18K WHITE GOLD PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH, WITH MOON PHASES AND LEAP YEAR INDICATOR
PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 3970EG, A VERY FINE 4TH SERIES 18K WHITE GOLD PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH, WITH MOON PHASES AND LEAP YEAR INDICATOR
PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 3970EG, A VERY FINE 4TH SERIES 18K WHITE GOLD PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH, WITH MOON PHASES AND LEAP YEAR INDICATOR
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PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 3970EG, A VERY FINE 4TH SERIES 18K WHITE GOLD PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH, WITH MOON PHASES AND LEAP YEAR INDICATOR
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PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 3970EG, A VERY FINE 4TH SERIES 18K WHITE GOLD PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH, WITH MOON PHASES AND LEAP YEAR INDICATOR

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PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 3970EG, A VERY FINE 4TH SERIES 18K WHITE GOLD PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH, WITH MOON PHASES AND LEAP YEAR INDICATOR

CIRCA: 2001
CASE MATERIAL: 18k White Gold
CASE DIAMETER: 36mm
MOVEMENT NO’: 304.6687
CASE NO’: 419.7762
DIAL: Silver???
MOVEMENT: Manual
FUNCTIONS: Perpetual Calendar, Chronograph, Moon Phases, Leap Year Indicator
BOX: Yes
PAPERS: Yes
ACCESSORIES: Patek Philippe 18k White Gold Deployant Clasp, Certificate of Origin, Outer Box, Inner Box, Leatherette, Product Literature, Setting Pin

Ψ Please note the strap is shown for display purposes only and is not for sale. Upon sale, the watch will be supplied to the buyer without the inclusion of a strap
Special notice

From time to time, Christie's may offer a lot which it owns in whole or in part. This is such a lot.

Lot Essay

The Patek Philippe reference 3970 perpetual calendar chronograph is considered a modern classic. The reference 3970 was launched in 1986 to replace the reference 2499. The 3970 features a Lemania-based movement rather than a Valjoux movement. This particular example has a case made of 18k white gold and a silvered dial with applied baton hour markers.

As part of the fourth series of 3970s (1994-2004), this watch made in 2001 represents one of the last 3970s ever made before the 5970 came in production in 2004. Within this fourth series, white gold examples are the rarest variation. This watch is a fine example of the coveted reference.

Reference 3970 continues to gain new followers and fans due to its classic proportions and clean look. It remains an important part of the distinguished legacy of Patek Philippe perpetual calendar chronographs.

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