31 May 2007
PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE PLATINUM, GOLD, ENAMEL AND DIAMOND-SET PENDANT WATCH WITH CHAIN
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, RETAILED BY SHREVE & CO., MOVEMENT NO. 155890, CASE NO. 259237, CIRCA 1909
Cal. 10'"nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bi-metallic compensation balance, gold cuvette, white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, outer five minute ring, finely pierced gold decorative hands, case with translucent grey enamel bezel with white enamel border, the back with translucent mauve/grey enamel on gulloché background, centred by a finely designed diamond-set swirling rosette, the outer border decorated with a white enamel floral pattern, the case further enhanced by a pierced platinum and diamond set border of highly intricate design, suspending three pear-shaped diamonds mounted in platinum, sapphire-set crown, the watch case suspended on a platinum chain decorated with translucent grey enamel links, case and movement signed, dial signed by retailer
38 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of this watch in 1909 and its subsequent sale on 6 December 1909.
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