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Patek Philippe. A fine and early 18K gold cushion-shaped wristwatch with sweep center seconds and Breguet numerals
Patek Philippe. A fine and early 18K gold cushion-shaped wristwatch with sweep center seconds and Breguet numerals

SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, NO. 173136, CIRCA 1914

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Patek Philippe. A fine and early 18K gold cushion-shaped wristwatch with sweep center seconds and Breguet numerals
Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Geneve, No. 173136, circa 1914
With circular gilt-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, the silvered matte dial with Breguet numerals, outer minutes track, decorative geometric motif to each corner, blued steel spade hands, sweep center seconds, the cushion-shaped case with downturned screwed lugs, snap on back (No. 292264), case, dial and movement signed
30 mm. wide

Lot Essay

Other examples of early cushion-shaped wristwatches are illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, pp. 104 & 108-109.

The present lot is distinguished by the geometric motif to the corners of the dial and the sweep center seconds - two factors that make this watch very rare.
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