29 November 2007
PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND VERY RARE LIMITED EDITION 18K WHITE GOLD OFFICER'S WRISTWATCH
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MODEL "OFFICER", MOVEMENT NO. 769'413, CASE NO. 2'864'325, REF. 3960G, CIRCA 1989
Cal. 215 nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva Seal, 18 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, the white porcelain dial with Breguet numerals and railway minute track, blackened steel Breguet hands, subsidiary seconds, in circular case with hinged dust cover, extended screwed lugs, snap on back with inscribed commemorative text and movement number, together with an 18k white gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
34 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by a Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 22 October 1990, Attestation, Certificate of Origin and 150th anniversary medallion in leather wallet.
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