12 April 2006
PATEK PHILIPPE. AN 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DATE
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Movement No. 1232785, Case No. 2781316, Ref. 3445/100, manufactured in 1974
Cal. 27-460PM, with nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the seal of Geneva, 37 jewels, free sprung gyromax balance, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, silvered matte dial with applied baton numerals, aperture for date, circular water-resistant-type case with down-turned lugs, case, dial and movement signed, with 18k gold Patek Philippe buckle
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Accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirming the date of manufacture of this watch as 1974 and its subsequent sale on December 10th, 1982.
Patek Philippe commenced production of the reference 3445 in 1961.
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