20 October 2005
PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Movement No. 770151, Case No. 2824919, Ref. 3940, circa 1987
Cal. 240 Q, with nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the seal of Geneva, 27 jewels, free sprung gyromax balance, 22K gold mini-rotor, silvered matte dial with applied baton numerals, three subsidiary dials indicating day combined with 24 hours, month combined with leap year indication and date combined with phases of the moon, circular water-resistant-type case with stepped concave bezel, case, dial and movement signed, with 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle
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Accompanied by Patek Philippe certificate and original tie tag.
Patek Philippe commenced production of the reference 3940 in 1985. For a similar example see Huber & Banbery, Patek Philippe Wristwatches, Volume 2, Second Edition, pp. 292-293.
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