12 May 2008
Patek Philippe. A fine and large 18K gold rectangular hinged curved wristwatch with luminous numerals
Signed Patek Philippe & Cie., Geneva, movement no. 811'028, case no. 603'718, manufactured in 1925
Cal. 10''' circular nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, the gilt matte dial with luminous Arabic numerals, luminous hands, in rectangular curved case with curved hinged back, contemporary 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
44 mm. overall length
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Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with gilt dial and luminous numerals in 1925 and its subsequent sale on 13 April 1926.
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