5 June 2003
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K pink gold and enamel hunter case minute repeating triple calendar wristwatch with phases of the moon
Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Geneve, No. 97950, circa 1898
With fully jeweled gilt-finished lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, minute repeating on two gongs, factory-engraved pink gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, blued steel spade hands, four subsidiary dials indicating month, day, date and phases of the moon combined with constant seconds, the plain circular case with red and blue enamel monogram to the front lid, the hinged back (No. 221385) with engraved inscription and the Roman numeral XXV in blue enamel, minute repeat mechanism operated by a slide in the band, accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives, case, cuvette, dial and movement signed and numbered
53 mm. diam.
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