Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Hong Kong, December 12, 2018

LOT 211

PATEK PHILIPPE CHRONOMETRO GONDOLO WITH DOUBLE NUMBERING

18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, guilloché engine-turned case-back, hinged case-back, with subsidiary seconds at 6; made for the Brazilian market. Movement based on the French invention patent No. 142 376, delivered on April 16, 1881, to Jean-Adrien Philippe (1815-1894), Geneva, for a "régulateur de precision" (precision-regulating device for fast / slow by means of an eccentric snail). Movement also based on the Swiss invention patent No. 2 680, delivered on September 27 1890, to Patek, Philippe & Cie, Geneva, for a "Remontoir avec mise à l'heure perfectionné" (the definitive version of the keyless-winding and setting device), and, on the US design patent No. 20 483, delivered on January 31, 1891, to Adrien Philippe, Geneva, for a "Watch bridges for Watch-Movements" Cuvette engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the mention "CHRONOMETRO GONDOLO / Fabricado expressamente para Gondolo & Labouriau Relojoeiros / RIO-DE-JANEIRO"

Brand Patek Philippe

Model Chronometro Gondolo

Year circa 1913

Movement No. 180 850

Case No. 400 587

Caliber 21''' gilded brass, with going barrel, train of gold wheels, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, à moustaches, compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, patented index regulator with swan-neck s

Dimensions Ø 55.5 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

HKD 39,000 - 55,000

USD 5,000 - 7,000 / EUR 4,400 - 6,200
Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-11

Good

Slightly worn

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-71-01

Good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Hairlines

HANDS Original