13 November 2006
Patek Philippe. An unusual silver and niello hunter case cylinder watch
Signed Patek Philippe & Co. a Geneve, no. 12'525, manufactured in 1856
Cal. 18''' gilt-finished jewelled cylinder movement, plain three arm steel balance, silver cuvette, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, blued steel spade hands, subsidiary seconds, in silver and niello case with scroll, foliage, floral and fruit decoration, case numbered, cuvette signed and numbered, movement numbered underneath the dial
48 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with floral motif and niello in 1856 and its subsequent sale on 2 April 1867.
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