With Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 22 October 1981 and fitted presentation box. Furthermore delivered with a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1980 and its subsequent sale on 22 January 1980.
The legendary Nautilus collection was introduced in 1976 when Patek Philippe was looking for a strong design of inimitable personality. An inspiration for such a timepiece soon emerged: The universal shape of a porthole found on virtually all maritime vessels. Since then, the Nautilus has established itself as a classic elegant sports watch and the original reference, 3700/1 such as this watch, is one of the most sought-after timepieces at auction.