Hong Kong, May 29, 2022

LOT 424


HKD 250,000 - 400,000

EUR 30,200 - 48,300 / CHF 31,700 - 51,000 / USD 31,900 - 51,000

Sold: HKD 312,500

A very fine, extremely rare, self-winding platinum wristwatch with silver dial applied black Roman numerals indexes and screwed case back

Grading System
Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Patek Philippe

Model 3445

Year circa 1960s

Movement No. 1232831

Case No. 311908

Bracelet leather strap with Patek Philippe platinum buckle

Diameter Ø 36 mm.

Caliber 27-460

Weight 53gr. (approx.)

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories fitted box, service invoice dated 2021


Patek Philippe reference 3445. This reference is launched in 1960-1961 and remained in production until the early-1980s. It’s the first “simple” calendar wristwatch made by Patek Philippe. The majority in yellow gold, more rarely in rose gold, even more rarely in white gold or platinum. According to our research, only ten examples of the Ref. 3445 in platinum are known to have appeared on the open market, three of these have diamond-set dials. This present nice example was completed the services in Patek Philippe invoice date Dec 14, 2021, which with 24-month repair guarantee from the date of invoicing. Please note that in the Patek Philippe Archives in Geneva, the movement and case numbers of this watch do not match each other, it’s therefore impossible to receive today an Extract from the Archives