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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, October 08, 2016

LOT 16

PATEK PHILIPPE YELLOW GOLD & ENAMEL POCKET WATCH Patek Philippe & Cie., Genève, No. 143360, case No. 249347. Sold May 29th, 1909. Very fine, thin, keyless, 18K yellow gold and enamel pocket watch. Accompanied by the original fitted box, Certificate of Origin, original bill of sale and a 23 cm.18K yellow gold chain.

Four-body, "demi-bassine," solid, polished, bezel and back decorated with a foliage and leave design in black enamel, the back cover with a blank cartouche. Gold hinged cuvette engraved: Edward H. Guyer, Rock Island, Illinois. White enamel with Breguet numerals, outer minute track with 5-minute red Arabic markers, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Gold Louis XIV hands. Cal. 18 ''', rhodium plated, patented bridge caliber, 20 jewels, wolf's tooth winding, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

USD 2,500 - 4,500

HKD 19,500 - 35,000 / CHF 2,500 - 4,500

Sold: USD 13,750


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-24

Good

Slightly chipped

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. 47 mm. THICKNESS 9 mm. To be sold without reserve