29 November 2007
PATEK PHILIPPE. A VERY FINE, RARE, AND IMPORTANT 18K GOLD PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELET AND PHASES OF THE MOON
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 3'045'820, CASE NO. 2'953'557, REF. 3970/2J, CIRCA 1993
Cal. 27-70 Q nickel-finished "Nouvelle Lémania" base lever movement stamped with the Geneva Seal, 24 jewels, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 8 positions, Breguet balance-spring, the silvered dial with applied gold faceted baton numerals, outer 1/5th minute divisions, gold hands, three subsidiary dials for constant seconds combined with 24 hour indication, 30 minutes register with leap year cycle and date with phases of the moon, two windows for day and month, in circular water-resistant-type case with sloping bezel, downturned fluted lugs, two round chronograph buttons in the band, screw back, together with a woven style 18k gold Patek Philippe woven style bracelet and clasp, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by a Patek Philippe presentation box with outer packaging, Certificate of Origin, manual and brochures in leather wallet.
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