18 November 2003
Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold openface keyless lever watch with 24 hour dial
Signed Patek Philippe & Cie., Genève, Chronometro Gondolo, Fabricado expressamente para Gondolo & Labouriau, Relojoeiros, Rio de Janeiro, movement no. 154'881, case no. 258'803, manufactured in 1909
21''', with gilt-finished fully jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, cam wheel regulator, wolf's tooth winding, gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with black Arabic 24 hour numerals, red Arabic 3, 6, 9 and 0 indication, gold spade hands, in large circular blank case, the engine-turned back centred by engraved initials IPL, case, cuvette, dial and movement signed
56 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with engine-turned back and engraved monogram in 1909 and its subsequent sale on 27 September 1909.
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