13 November 2001
PATEK PHILIPPE, A FINE AND EXCEPTIONALLY RARE 18K PINK GOLD WRIST WATCH WITH SPLIT-SECOND CHRONOGRAPH
Patek Philippe, Ref:1436, No. 867193, 1947, sold 29 November 1948.
13"' CCR, rhodium finished lever movement, eight adjustments, bimetallic cut compensation balance, swan-neck micrometer adjustment to the regulator, pink dial with applied pink gold Roman and baton markers, pink gold baton hands, blued steel chronograph hands, subsidiary constant seconds, minute recording dial, outer tachymeter scale, circular case with snap on back (ref:1436, no.646714), concave bezel, downturned lugs, two pushers in the band, the winding crown operating the stop and rejoin function of the split-second hand, maker's strap and buckle, movement, dial and case signed.
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For an example of this reference see, Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, Patek Philippe, Geneve, 1998, second edition, pp. 273, 274, figs. 422, 423.
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