12 November 2012
Patek Philippe. A fine rhodium-plated brass square solar-powered desk clock
Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, movement no. 872'891, case no. 493, manufactured in 1960
Cal. 17''' photo-electric cell, white dial, baton numerals, square case with solar panel top, hinged back, case, dial and movement signed
140 mm wide & 142 mm. high
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With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present table clock with white dial and applied indexes in 1960 and its subsequent sale on 8 April 1960.
This lot will be offered without reserve.
Ce lot est offert sans prix de reserve.
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