With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1989 and its subsequent sale on 14 November of the same year. Further delivered with original fitted presentation box, outer packaging and leather folder.
Patek Philippe's celebrated reference 3969 series was made in a limited edition of 450 examples in pink gold and 50 in platinum to celebrate the company's 150th Anniversary in 1989. The model is a reproduction of the jump hour watch originally launched by Patek Philippe in the 1920s.
Both jump hour models are described and illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, second edition, pp. 120 & 121.