5 June 2003
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K gold openface keyless lever chronograph watch
Signed Patek, Philippe & Cie., Geneva, Switzerland, No. 137840, circa 1907
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, factory-engraved gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with stylized Arabic numerals, outer Arabic five minute divisions in red, pierced gold hands, two vertical subsidiary dials indicating 30 minute register and constant seconds, the circular case with engraved monogram to the hinged back (No. 267676), chronograph locking lever in the band, chronograph mechanism operated through a button in the crown, case, dial, cuvette and movement signed
46 mm. diam.
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