With Patek Philippe additional case back, setting pin, instruction manual, product literature, leather wallet, pouch, fitted presentation box and outer packaging. Furthermore delivered with Patek Philippe Extract from the Archvies confirming production of the present watch with silvered dial in 1991 and its subsequent sale on 1 January 1996.
Consigned by the original owner and fresh to the market, this "icy beauty" is in outstanding overall condition.
Reference 3970 was in production from 1986 until 2004 when it was replaced by reference 5970. The model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, second edition, p. 305.