3 December 2004
Patek Philippe. A very fine 18K gold hunter case keyless lever pocket chronometer with Guillaume balance
Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Genève, movement no. 128'407, case no. 241'800, 1904
Cal. 19''' nickel-finished Extra quality keyless lever movement, Guillaume balance with gold screws, swan neck regulator, wolf's tooth winding, gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Breguet numerals, blued steel spade hands, subsidiary seconds, in plain circular case, case, cuvette, dial and movement signed
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This watch is accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming manufacture in 1904 and its subsequent sale on May 3rd 1906.
The watch also obtained a Grade A rating Certificate from the Geneva Observatory on May 3rd 1906.
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