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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 15, 2016

LOT 168

PATEK PHILIPPE LARGE CHRONOMETRO GONDOLO PINK GOLD Patek, Philippe & Cie., Genève, "Chronometro Gondolo," No. 126574, case No. 234708. Made for Gondolo & Labouriau, Relojoeiros, Rio de Janeiro sold on June 3rd, 1904. Very fine, 18K pink gold keyless Chronometer pocket watch. Accompanied by the extract from the archives.

Four-body, "bassine", polished, engine-turned caseback with engraved monogram. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and black 5-minute Arabic markers, sunk subsidiary seconds. Pink gold spade hands. 22```, frosted gilt patented bridge caliber, 20 jewels, wolf`s tooth winding, gold wheel train, straight-line "moustache" lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring, Wilmot`s patented micrometric cam regulator.

CHF 3,500 - 5,500

HKD 28,000 - 44,000 / USD 3,700 - 5,800

Sold: CHF 5,250

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


Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed, dial and cuvette also signed by the retailer. DIAM. 56 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.