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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 174

PATEK PHILIPPE DOCTOR'S YELLOW GOLD CHRONOGRAPH Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève-Suisse, No. 156771, case No. 270531. Made in 1910, sold on November 5th, 1929. . Very fine and rare, keyless, 18K yellow gold pocket watch with chronograph and pulsometer graduation. Accompanied by the extract from the archives.

Four-body, "bassine" polished, the back cover with engraved central monogram, co-axial button in the crown for the start/stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph, bolt at 11 to lock the chronograph. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel dial with Arabic numerals, outer minute and fifths of a second chronograph rings, red tachometer scale graduated for 30 pulsations and subsidiary seconds. Blued steel spade hands. 18", nickel plated, fausses cotes decoration, 23 jewels, straight line lever escapement à moustache, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, Patek Philippe patented micrometric cam index, chronograph with visible work.

CHF 8,000 - 12,000

HKD 66,000 - 100,000 / USD 9,200 - 13,800

Sold: CHF 12,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-70-01

Good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Hairline

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. DIAM. 50 mm. A beautiful example of a single button chronograph pocket watch, its desirability is made futher evident by the rare pulsation scale on the dial, as confirmed by the extract from the archives.