Important Watches, Collector's Wrist...

Hong Kong, Jun 08, 2001

LOT 213

Patek, Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 161907, case No. 161907, made in 1910 and sold to Tiffany's on November 28, 1910.Very fine and rare 18K gold, platinum, enamel and diamond, keyless pendant watch with matching chain, accompanied by a Patek Philippe certificate.

HKD 180,000 - 200,000

USD 23,000 - 26,000

Sold: HKD 253,000

C. Four-body, octagonal, back cover in translucent gray-blue over elaborate engine-turning, white enamel flowers at the corners, center with applied platinum filigree rosette set with diamonds, the band applied with platinum and diamond-set floral pattern filigree ornaments, a large pear-shaped diamond suspended at the bottom, the front bezel in the same blue translucent enamel over straight line engine-turning with floral pattern decoration in the same white enamel, gold hinged cuvette, sapphir-set winding crown, matching chain of ogival-shaped gold links with enamel matching that of the case. D. White enamel with Breguet numerals, outer minute ring with gold five-minute Arabic markers. Gold ?Louis XV? hands. M. 22.5 mmø (10'''), ultra thin, nickel, ?fausses côtes? decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steelflat balance spring.Signed on dial, case and movement, movement and case engraved ?Made for Tiffany & Co by Patek Philippe& Co?.Dim. Case: 27 mm, with diamond appliqués : 40 x 56 mm

Click to full view

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3 - 6
Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 01


This watch was chosen by Patek Philippe as an example of their production for Tiffany and was illustrated and described in the book ?Patek Philippe Genève? by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, Geneva, 1982, p. 148-49.