Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Feb 26, 2012

LOT 250

PATEK PHILIPPE PLATINUM & DIAMOND BRACELET WATCH Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 809327. Made in 1924, sold on December 3, 1924. Very fine and elegant, platinum cased enamel and diamondset lady?s bracelet watch. Accompanied by an Extract from the Archives.

HKD 42,000 - 60,000

USD 5,500 - 7,500 / EUR 4,200 - 6,000

Sold: HKD 55,000

C. French, two-body, polished, set with diamonds and enamel along the bezel, the hinged case back engraved ?Elizabeth B. Beckwith from her dear son 'Ted' July 5-1926.? D. 'Raw' silver with painted radial Arabic numerals, outside minute track. Blued steel baton hands. M. 8''' , rhodium-plated, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, bimetallic split balance with 8 adjustments, fl at balance spring. Dial and movement signed. Dim. 14 x 28 mm. Adjustable bracelet.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


According to the Extract from the Archives this watch was originally sold by Patek Philippe without a case. This practice was common by the company for movements and dials destined to be made into platinum and diamond cocktail watches of this type.