20 October 1999
Patek Philippe. A fine limited edition 18K pink gold self-winding wristwatch with power reserve, date and moonphase
Signed Patek Philippe, Cortina Jubilee Model, No. 3109619, circa 1997
240/164, with nickel-finished lever movement, 29 jewels, gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, 22K gold micro-rotor, the white dial with Roman numerals, black steeled spade hands, eccentric sector for power reserve, two subsidiary dials indicating date combined with phases of the moon and constant seconds, the circular water-resistant-type case with enlarged hobnail bezel, downturned lugs, glazed screw back (Ref. 5057), together with an 18K pink gold Patek Philippe clasp, Geneva seal, case, dial and movement signed
37 mm. diam.
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Patek Philippe produced this model in a limited edition of 100 pieces in pink gold only to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Cortina Watch Center in 1997.
A similar watch sold at Christie's Geneva on May 17, 1999, for US$ 24,000 (lot 164).
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