3 December 2004
Patek Philippe. A fine and early 18K gold and enamel hunter case keyless lever watch made for the Spanish Market
Signed Patek Philippe & Cie., Geneve, no. 48'775, retailed by Vicente Saavedra, Madrid, manufactured in 1874
Cal. 13''' gilt-finished lever movement, 15 jewels, bi-metallic compensation balance, gold cuvette, the silvered engine-turned dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, outer applied gold floral decoration, in small circular case with finely engraved foliage and black champlevé enamel stripe decoration, the cover centered by coat of arms, a blank shield-shaped cartouche to the back, case and movement signed, dial signed by the retailer
38 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the manufacture in 1874 and its subsequent sale on April 30th, 1879.
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