15 November 2004
THE PROPERTY OF THE FAMILY OF THE ORIGINAL OWNER
Patek Philippe. A stainless steel chronograph wristwatch
Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Genève, movement no. 863'977, case no. 630'141, ref. 130, manufactured in 1946
Cal. 13''' nickel-finished lever movement, 23 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the silvered matt dial with applied baton and Roman numerals, outer tachometer scale, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in circular case with downturned lugs, snap on back, two rectangular-shaped chronograph buttons in the band, case, dial and movement signed
33 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1946 and its subsequent sale on 12 November 1947.
To the best of our knowledge, this watch has never been offered in public before.
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