13 November 2006
Patek Philippe. A fine and unusual 18K gold openface keyless lever watch with two-tone dial
Signed Patek Philippe & Cie., Geneve, ref. 631, movement no. 816'124, case no. 613'323, manufactured in 1927
Cal. 17''' nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, swan neck regulator, the two-tone silver dial with applied gold baton and Arabic numerals, gold spade hands, subsidiary seconds, in circular case with enlarged flat bezel, the snap on back centred by inlaid blue enamel initials AMEC, case, dial and movement signed
45 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1927 and its subsequent sale on 27 April 1937. To the best of our knowledge the present watch has never been offered in public before.
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