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Geneva, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Du Rhône, May 13, 2007

LOT 539

?Officier Style ? Center Seconds? Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneva, Switzerland, ?Union Suiza?, No. 806291, case No. 288475. Made for the Hispanic market, circa 1927. Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold, keyless dress watch with center seconds. Accompanied by the original Patek Philippe morocco fitted box, original Certificat d?Origine and spare crystal.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

EUR 2,000 - 3,000 / USD 2,500 - 4,000

Sold: CHF 8,260

C. Four-body, ?demi-bassine?, polished. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Art Deco Arabic numerals, outer minute and fifths of a second track with Arabic five minute/seconds numerals. Blued steel ?Breguet? hands. M. 17???, rhodium-plated, ?fausses cotes? decoration, 19 jewels, wolf?s tooth winding, extra wheel and bridge for the center seconds, straight-line ?moustache? lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with eight adjustments, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. Diam. 45 mm. From the Collection of a Spanish Gentleman

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original