18 March 1998
Patek Philippe. A gold keyless minute repeating hunter pocketwatch
Signed Patek Philippe & Co., movement no. 137792, case no. 266290, 1900s
The nickel plated bar movement jewelled to the repeating train, counterpoised lever escapement with bimetallic balance and swan-neck micrometer regulation, repeating hours, quarters and minutes on two gongs by operating a slide in the band, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds and blued steel spade hands, in plain gold hunter case with hinged cuvette, with original fitted wooden presentation box with spare glass and original certificate of authenticity, case, dial and movement signed
53 mm. diam.
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The diameter of the case is 49 mm. not 53mm. as indicated in the catalogue. This watch is quarter repeating and not minute repeating as stated in the catalogue.
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