29 May 2008
PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 3970EP
950 PLAINUM MANUAL-WINDING PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH MOON-PHASE DISPLAY AND 24-HOUR INDICATION
MOVEMENT NO. 3'045'344, CASE NO. 2'953'504, MANUFACTURED IN 1996
Calibre CH 27-70 Q "Nouvelle Lemania" base movement, Geneva Seal hallmarked, 24 jewels, Gyromax balance, in-line escapement, the black dial with diamond-set hour markers, outer one-fifth minute divisions, white gold feuille hands, two engine-turned subdials for small seconds with 24-hour indication and minute counter with leap years, analogue date with integrated moon-phases, day and months in apertures, in three-part case, screw-down transparent back, two chronograph pushers in the band, 950 platinum PPCo buckle, case, dial and movement signed
Diameter: 36 mm.
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Accompanied by a Patek Philippe certificate and interchangeable full back.
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