Important Watches, Wristwatches, Cloc...

Basel April 21, 1990, Apr 21, 1990

LOT 469

Patel( Philippe and Cie, Geneve, for Gübelin, No. 888084, case No.683854, Ref.2497, circa 1955, produced in 179 examples between 1952 and 1963, ( 2nd Serie 1952-1958). Very fine and rare, astronomic , center second, 18ct gold, gentleman's wristwatch, with perpetual calender and moon phases.

CHF 140,000 - 160,000

C. massive, polished, concave bezel. D. mat silver, with applied gold indexes and Arabic numerals, graduation for the days of the month, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the lunations, "Feuille" gold hands. M. 27- SC Q, Geneva Quality Hall Mark, rhodiumed, "faussescotes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, antishock system, Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Diam. 37 mm.

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A similar watch is published in "Patek Philippe Wristwatches", page 218 and "Signori del Tempo", page 164.