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29 October 1996
PATEK PHILIPPE. AN 18 CARAT GOLD CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH TRIPLE CALENDAR AND MOONPHASES
signed patek philippe, geneve, retailed by gubelin, no. 868102, circa 1950
13, with nickel-finished lever movement, 23 jewels, bi-metallic compensation balance, micrometer regulator, the champagne matt dial with applied Roman numerals, three subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds, 30 minute register, and date combined with phases of the moon, windows for day and month, outer calibrated telemeter ring, the circular case with snap on back, (No. 574128, ref. 1518), two rectangular chronograph buttons in the band extended downturned lugs and snap on back, case, dial and movement signed.
35 mm. diam.
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