11 June 2004
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K gold hinged wristwatch with Breguet numerals
Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Geneva, Switzerland, Movement No. 818093, Case No. 273464, circa 1928
With nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, factory engraved gold cuvette, the silvered dial with Breguet numerals, outer minutes track, gold spade hands, engine-turned subsidiary seconds, the circular case with downturned lugs, hinged back, together with an 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
37 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production in 1928 and its subsequent sale on May 13th, 1936. The Extract mentions that the dial originated with Breguet numerals.
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