With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1990 and its subsequent sale on October 24 of the same year. Further accompanied by a Patek Philippe wooden box.
During the 1980's Patek Philippe embarked on the mission to produce a very few Grand Complication pocket watches in the tradition of watches produced earlier in the company's history, perpetuating their famed watchmaking skills. No. 866'776, sequentially two numbers after the present lot, debuted in the 1993 Patek Philippe catalogue.