11 June 2013
This lot is offered without a reserve
Patek Philippe. An 18k Gold Openface Pocketwatch
Signed Patek, Philippe & Cie., Geneve, Movement No. 149'824, Case No. 256'139, Manufactured in 1908
Cal. 17''' jewelled movement, white enamel dial, Breguet numerals, outer railway minute ring with red Arabic numerals, subsidiary dial for constant seconds, circular case, hinged case back, engraved cuvette, associated 14k gold chain, case, cuvette, dial, and movement signed
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With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1908 and its subsequent sale on July 27th of the following year.
To the best of our knowledge this watch has never before been offered in public.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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