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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 20, 2016

LOT 172

PATEK PHILIPPE HUNTING CASED MINUTE REPEATER PINK GOLD Patek Philippe & Co., Genève. No. 80401, case No. 201642. Made for Merrick, Walsh and Phelps, St. Louis, MO circa 1895. Very fine and rare, minute-repeating, 18K pink gold, keyless, hunting cased pocket watch. Accompanied by a fitted Patek Philippe box.

Four-body, bassine et filets, polished, reeded edges. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with radial Arabic numerals, outer minute track with red Arabic five-minute markers, subsidiary seconds with red Arabic numerals. Gold Louis XVI hands. 19```, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 23 jewels, counterpoised straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with gold timing screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band.

USD 22,000 - 32,000

HKD 170,000 - 248,000 / CHF 22,000 - 32,000

Sold: USD 23,125

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-19



Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, movement and cuvette signed, cuvette and case numbered. DIAM. 53 mm.