10 June 2009
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION
PATEK PHILIPPE. AN 18K GOLD MINUTE REPEATING HUNTER CASE KEYLESS LEVER CHRONOGRAPH POCKET WATCH
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 90010, CASE NO. 208870, MANUFACTURED 1890
Cal. 19 nickel-finished lever movement, bi-metallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, minute repeating on two gongs activated by a slide in the band, inscribed gold cuvette, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular case, monogrammed cover, chronograph button in the band, case, cuvette, dial and movement signed, associated 18k gold watch chain with additional gold plated links
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With a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1890 and its subsequent sale on August 14th, 1894.
To the best of our knowledge the present watch has never before been offered in public.
Please note the associated chain is not gold.
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