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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 175

PATEK PHILIPPE MADE FOR GONDOLO & LABOURIAU, RIO DE JANEIRO Patek Philippe & Cie., Genève, "Chronometro Gondolo", No. 139373, case No. 244824. Made for Gondolo & Labouriau, Rio de Janeiro, circa 1914. Very fine, large, 18K pink gold, keyless pocket watch.

Four-body, "bassine", polished, engine-turned case back with polished central medallion. Hinged gold cuvette with Gondolo inscription. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track with 5-minute Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds dial. Pink gold spade hands. 47 mm. (21'''), gilt brass, wolf's tooth winding, gold wheel train, straight-line moustache lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, Wilmot's patent micrometer regulator.

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 33,000 - 50,000 / USD 4,600 - 6,900

Sold: CHF 7,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. DIAM. 56 mm.