30 November 2005
PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Movement No. 801233, Case No. 2954712, Ref. 5000, circa 1994
Cal. 240PS, nickel-finished lever movement, 27 jewels, 22k gold micro-rotor, the black dial with applied Arabic numerals, eccentric subsidiary seconds at 4, in circular water-resistant-type case with glazed display screw back, downturned lugs, together with an 18k gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
33 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by a Patek Philippe presentation box with outer packaging and Certificate of Origin dated 29 June 1994 in leather wallet.
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