16 May 2011
Patek Philippe. A fine and attractive 18K gold, enamel and diamond-set hunter case keyless lever pendant watch with matching brooch
Signed Patek Philippe & Cie. Fabricants, retailed by A.H. Rodanet & Cie., Paris, no. 25'938, manufactured in 1865
Cal. 14''' gilt-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, gold cuvette, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, blued steel moon-style hands, circular case with chased geometrical decorated bezel, rim, band and bow, translucent green enamel on guilloché enamel background on both sides, the front centred by engraved and diamond-set initials, the back centred by an engraved floral and geometrical decoration, associated 14K gold, green enamel and diamond-set fleur-de-lys-shaped brooch, case numbered, cuvette signed by maker and retailer, movement numbered underneath the dial
37.5 mm. diam.
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With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with enamel dial in 1865 and its subsequent sale on 10 March 1866.
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