New York, Park Avenue
15 April 1999
PATEK PHILIPPE AND TIFFANY. A FINE 18K GOLD MINUTE REPEATING SPLIT-SECONDS OPENFACE KEYLESS LEVER CHRONOGRAPH WATCH
signed patek philippe & co, geneve, retailed by tiffany & co., no. 197967, circa 1924.
With nickel-finished lever movement, 40 jewels, bi-metallic compensation balance, micrometer regulator, wolf's tooth winding, 18K gold cuvette, the silvered dial with applied Breguet numerals, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minute register, gilt moon-style hands, the plain circular case with slide repeat mechanism and split-chronograph button in the band, second chronograph button in the crown, hinged back (no. 412551), together with a Tiffany & Co. presentation box, cuvette and movement signed by maker, dial signed by retailer, case hallmarked with maker's stamp.
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Patek Philippe confirmed the production of this watch in 1924 and its subsequent sale to Tiffany and Co. on September 26, 1927.
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