29 November 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
PATEK PHILIPPE. AN 18K GOLD OPENFACE KEYLESS LEVER POCKET WATCH WITH ENAMEL DIAL
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CIE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 196'255, CASE NO. 600'604, CIRCA 1915
With nickel-finished lever movement, 20 jewels, bi-metallic compensation balance with 8 adjustments, swan-neck micrometer regulation, wolf tooth winding, hinged gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Breguet numerals, outer five minute track, pink gold Louis XV hands, subsidiary seconds, in plain circular case with engraved stylised initials, case, dial and movement signed
47 mm. diam.
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