3 December 2008
This lot is offered without a reserve
PLATINUM, GOLD, ENAMEL AND DIAMOND-SET OPENFACE KEYLESS LEVER FOB WATCH
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVA - SWITZERLAND, MOVEMENT 172'755, CASE 400'498, MANUFACTURED IN 1912
Calibre 10''', 18 jewels, Earnshaw balance, wolf's tooth winding wheels, satined silvered dial with painted Breguet numerals, three-part case in 18k gold, bassine-style, entirely ornamented with translucent guilloched enamel, snap-on case back with old-cut diamonds surmounted on intricate platinum filigree decorations, with a gold, enamel and diamond-set fob, case, dial and movement signed
Diameter: 27 mm.
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Accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives.
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