Hotel Richemond, Geneva
18 May 2004
Patek Philippe. A fine silver openface inking chronograph
Signed Patek Philippe & Cie., Genève, no. 47'917, manufactured in 1877
Cal. 20''', with gilt-finished keyless cylinder movement, the white enamel dial calibrated for 60 seconds with Arabic numerals, large central hand with ink bowl and discharging pointer, subsidiary dial for 60 minutes recorder, in circular silver case with snap on back, the ink discharged by depressing the right button in the band, chronograph activated/stopped by depressing the left button in the band, case numbered, dial signed
54 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present chronograph in 1877 and its subsequent sale on 24 May 1879.
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