Important Watches, Wristwatches and c...
Geneva, Apr 20, 1996
Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, "Calatrava", No. 198340, case No. 618840, completed in 1939. Unique astronomic, minute repeating, platinum gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar and moon phases, with a heavy platinum bracelet.
C. massive, polished, satined. D. mat silver with applied platinum Arabic numerals + auxiliary seconds dial, outer graduation for the days of the month, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the lunations, the moon disc is made of enamelled platinum. M. 11 '' rhodiumed, "fausses cotes" decoration, 29 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, flat balance-spring, repeater on gongs by means of a slide on the band. Dial, case and movement signed. In excellent condition. Diam. 31 mm.