15 November 2004
Patek Philippe. A fine and large 18K gold hunter case minute repeating keyless lever chronograph watch
Signed Patek Philippe & Cie., Genève, movement no. 157'320, case no. 271'672, manufactured in 1911
Cal. 19''' nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, swan neck regulator, repeating on two polished steel hammers onto two gongs, gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Breguet numerals, blued steel spade hands, subsidiary seconds, in large plain case with with repeating slide and chronograph button in the band, case, cuvette, dial and movement signed
57 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1911 and its subsequent sale on 3 June 1912. To the best of our knowledge, it has never been offered at auction before.
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