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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 292

PATEK PHILIPPE DRESS WATCH BLACK DIAL RETAILED BY LE PALAIS HABANA YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe & Co., Genève, No. 881171, case No. 624093, retailed by Le Palais in Habana. Made circa 1950. Very fine, rare and unusual 18K yellow gold keyless dress watch with black dial.

C. Three-body, bassine, polished and brushed, inclined bezel, the back with a dedication. D. Black with applied yellow gold faceted bâton indexes, outer minute track, retailer?s signature above subsidiary seconds. Yellow gold dauphine hands. M. 17???, rhodium-plated, fausses-côtes decoration, 17 jewels, stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 44 mm.

USD 7,000 - 9,000

HKD 54,000 - 70,000 / CHF 6,700 - 8,600

Sold: USD 8,750

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original