Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021

LOT 197

Patek Philippe
Ref. 438, small water-resistant; “Calatrava”; 18K yellow gold

HKD 37,600 - 57,000

CHF 4,400 - 6,500 / EUR 4,000 - 6,000 / USD 4,900 - 7,300

Sold: HKD 47,500

18K yellow gold, manual-winding, tonneau-shaped, small gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with crewed case-back, silver colour dial with Breguet numerals and subsidiary seconds at 6.

Movement 10-110, Glucydur screw-balance and self-compensating Breguet hairspring, index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw, adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, Geneva Quality Hall Mark.


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-40

Good

Slightly repolished

Movement: 3-6 *

Good

Dial: 3-50-01

Good

Refreshed

HANDS Original

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Model “Calatrava”

Year circa 1943

Case No. 629 431 (by Manufacture Taubert, F.Borgel, Geneva)

Material 18K yellow gold

Bracelet brown leather strap

Buckle gilded metal buckle

Caliber 10-110

Height 35.3 mm.

Width 28.1 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives

Notes

The Extract from the Archives, dated June 23, 2005, mentioned that this watch was sold on November 23, 1943.