27 November 2013
This lot is offered without a reserve
PATEK PHILIPPE. A PINK GOLD OPENFACE KEYLESS LEVER WATCH
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CIE, GENEVE, CHRONOMETRO GONDOLO, FABRICADO EXPRESSAMENTE PARA GONDOLO & LABOURIAU, RELOJOEIROS, RIO DE JANEIRO, MOVEMENT NO. 145'862, CASE NO. 251'804, CIRCA 1908
Jewelled keyless lever movement, enamel dial, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, engine-turned hinged case back with blank cartouche, case, dial and movement signed and numbered, cuvette further signed by retailer
32 mm. diam.
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With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with enamel dial and Roman numerals in 1907 and its subsequent sale on 28 April 1908.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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