28 November 2012
PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE 18K GOLD OPENFACE KEYLESS LEVER WATCH
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 91'103, CASE NO. 206'861, MANUFACTURED IN 1891
Keyless jewelled lever movement, gold cuvette inscribed Presented by R.J. Techau 1891, tinted enamel dial, Breguet numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular case, Greek key motif engraved bezels and pendant, monogrammed hinged case back, case, dial, cuvette and movement signed, cuvette numbered
52 mm. diam.
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With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with enamel dial and Breguet numerals in 1891 and its subsequent sale on 1 September 1891.
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