17 May 1999
Patek Philippe. An early 18K gold hinged left-handed wristwatch with eccentric subsidiary seconds and enamel dial
Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Genve, No. 165984, retailed by Theo. Brinkmann, Horloger, Naples, circa 1912
With gilt-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, wolf's tooth winding, engraved gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, blued steel spade hands, eccentric subsidiary seconds to twelve o'clock, the circular case with crown to the left, hinged back (No. 280434), together with an additional white enamel dial, case, dial and movement signed by maker, cuvette signed by maker and retailer
33 mm. diam.
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Patek Philippe confirm the production of this watch in 1912 and subsequent sale on 13 November 1913.
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