Important Watches, Wristwatches and c...
Tokyo, Dec 15, 1989
Patek Philippe & Cie., Genève, No 78232, case No 78232, made for Tiffany & Co , NewYork, circa 1888. Fine 18 ct pink gold five minute repeating keyless watch whith a split second chronograph and a 60 minute instantaneous recorder.
Three body massive "demi-bassine" polished case with invisible hinges. Gold cuvette. White enamel dial with Breguet numerals, outer red Arabic minute and chronograph rings, subsidiary seconds and minute register. Blued steel "spade" hands. Nickel plated 18three quarter plate movement, 32 jewels, equilibrated straight line lever es-capement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring with a swan neck micrometric index. Repeating on gongs by means of a slide on the band. The chronograph with a visible work, the split second push piece and a bolt on the band. Signed on the dial and on the movement. In very good condition. Diam.: 50 mm.