11 June 2004
Patek Philippe. An 18K gold openface keyless lever watch with 24-hour dial
Signed Patek Philippe & Cie., W. Niesquito Santiago, Chronometro Gondolo, Movement No. 168827, Case No. 273399, circa 1912
With gilt-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, factory engraved gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with red and black Arabic numerals, gold spade hands, subsidiary seconds, the circular case with engine-turned hinged back, case, cuvette, dial and movement signed
51 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by an original Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin and fitted black leather presentation box.
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