Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1903 and it subsequent sale on October 7th, 1907. Furthermore delivered with the copy of the Bulletin de Marche and two timing sheets from the Geneva Observatory. The watch was presented at the 1905 Timing Contest where it obtained the mention "honorable". It was prepared and adjusted by the renowned precision adjuster Mr. J. Golay-Audemars.
Furthermore accompanied by a copy of the article Charles A. Ellis - First Manager of Boston Symphony and His Contribution to Music, The New York Times, March 21, 1937.
It is thought that the present watch was formerly the property of Charles A. Ellis.
Charles Adams Ellis (1856-1937) was the first manager of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, from its founding in 1881 to his retirement in 1918. Greatly admired in his days, he also managed some of the famous performing artists of the era including the opera singers Lillian Nordica and Nellie Melba as well as Rachmaninoff and the Polish pianist and statesman Ignace Paderewski, from whom he received this watch.