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Geneva, Oct 14, 2007

LOT 337

Thin Five Minute-Repeater, "Extra" Movement Patek Philippe & Co., No. 174246. Made for Tiffany & Co., circa 1920. Very fine, thin, five minute-repeating, keyless, 18K gold pocket watch with "Extra" movement. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

CHF 2,800 - 3,300

EUR 1,700 - 2,000 / USD 2,300 - 2,700

Sold: CHF 12,980

C. Four-body, "demi-bassine", solid, polished, concealed hinge, the back with engraved monogram. Hinged gold cuvette. D. Frosted "champagne" with champlevé Breguet numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel ?Breguet? hands. M. Cal. 18''', "Extra", rhodium-plated, "faussescôtes" decoration, 31 jewels, wolf's tooth winding, counterpoised straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Dial signed for Tiffany, case and movement signed Tiffany & Co. case and movement signed ?made for Tiffany & Co. by Patek Philippe & Co.? Diam. 48 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


The inscription "Extra" on the bridge of the movement refers to the high finishing of all the parts of the movement.