Important Watches and Wristwatches
St-moritz, Badrutt's Palace Hotel, February 25, 1990
Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 97206, case No. 214843, made for A.H. Rodanet, constructeur de chronomètres, Paris No. 11041, circa 1894. Fine 18K pink gold hunting cased, minute repeating keyless watch.
Four body massive "bassine" polished case. the cover with an applied gold monogram. Gold cuvette engraved with the Rodanet signature. White enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds. Blued steel ?spade" hands. Nickel plated. 19, movement "fausses-côtes" decoration. 32 jewels, equilibrated straight line lever escape-ment cul. bimetallic balance. Breguet balance spring. Repeating on gongs by means of a slide on the band. Signed on the movement. In very good condition. Diam. 53 mm.