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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 15, 2016

LOT 171

PATEK PHILIPPE TWO TRAIN TRIP MINUTE REPEATING POCKET WATCH YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe & Co, Genève, made for Diener Mexico, No. 156902, case No. 271669. Made in 1910. Very fine and very rare, 18K yellow gold, openface, trip minute-repeating, two-train, keyless pocket watch. Accompanied by the copy of the Patek Philippe registers confirming the sale to its retailer H. Diener for CHF 1370.

Four-body, lepine, button at 2 for the trip-repeat. Discguised hinged gold cuvette. White enamel, radial arabic numerals, outer minute track with red 5 min arabic indexes, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel pear hands. 17'''., rhodium plated, fausses-cotes decoration, tandem winding, 24 jewels, counterpoised and calibrated straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan neck regulator, repeating the hours and quarter and minutes with two hammers on two gongs activated by depressing the button on the band.

CHF 12,000 - 18,000

HKD 96,000 - 145,000 / USD 12,400 - 19,000

Sold: CHF 43,750

Grading System
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. DIAM. 50 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.