Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 103

PATEK PHILIPPE SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH Patek, Philippe & Co, Geneva, No. 137531, case No. 242859. Made for the Cowell & Hubbard Co., Cleveland, Ohio, circa 1908. Very fine, keyless, 18K yellow gold pocket watch with splitseconds chronograph.

CHF 12,000 - 16,000

USD 13,000 - 17,000 / EUR 10,000 - 13,000

Sold: CHF 14,375

C. Four-body,?bassine?, solid, polished, the back cover with royal blue champlevé enamel monogram, concealed hinge, curved rectangular pusher on the band for the split-seconds function, locking bolt at 11 o'clock. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Breguet numerals, outer minute and 1/5 seconds track with red Arabic 5-minute/seconds numerals, subsidiary seconds. Yellow gold Louis XV hands. M. 38 mm., rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 23 jewels, counterpoised straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Movement , case and cuvette signed both Patek Philippe & Co. & by the retailer, dial signed The Cowell & Hubbard Co. Diam. 46 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original