27 May 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
PINK GOLD, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET OPENFACE KEYLESS PENDANT WATCH
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CIE., GENEVE, RETAILED BY A.H.RODANET, PARIS, MOVEMENT 99270, CASE 211519, MANUFACTURED IN 1893
Calibre 12''', 18 jewels, under cuvette, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, four-part case in 18k pink gold, translucent guilloched enamel, half-pearl-set bezel and rim, hinged case back, case, dial and movement signed by maker, cuvette signed by maker and retailer
Diameter: 33 mm.
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With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming dates of manufacture and sale.
A very similar watch is illustrated in Patek Philippe Pocket watches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, 1982, p. 132, fig. 61
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