Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory, tortoiseshell and crocodile. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
The following four lots consigned by a private collector show us the talent and creativity at the prestigious firm of Patek Philippe. Founded in 1839, the company has always been focused on highly complicated watches as well as beautifully decorated pocket watches and wristwatches.
Occupying the 9th position of the Chinese Zodiac, people born in the year of the Monkey are extremely intellectual and curious with a great thirst for knowledge. Monkeys are excellent problem solvers due to their inherent ability to analyze quickly any situation and their appreciation for intellectual stimulation. At the same time, Monkeys are creative, fun-loving, cheerful and energetic. They enjoy being with people and relish being the center of attention, and their charm and humor are key to their popularity. This present series was manufactured in 2004 and is inspired by the year of the Wood Monkey. Individuals born in this year are particularly sharp and witty as well as practical. Because of their gift of communicating with others, a Wood Monkey gets along with people from all levels of society with the same ease and grace.
Offered in excellent overall condition the following four watches offer the most astute collector a rare opportunity to acquire a true work of art.