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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, October 08, 2016

LOT 6

PATEK PHILIPPE SOLAR CLOCK MARBLE DIAL GILT BRASS Patek Philippe, Genève, "Pendulette", No. 874580, case No. 2140. Made in the 1970s. Fine and unusual, heavy, solar-powered, gilt brass and marble table clock with electrically- wound remontoir. Accompanied by a service invoice dated July 28, 2011.

Brushed brass, 4 square columns, top with solar cells, marble sides, hinged back door. Marble and gilt brass, gilt brass chapter ring with black radial Roman numerals. Gilt brass Breguet hands. Based on a 17''' Gondolo keyless mechanical movement, 29 jewels, straight line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold and 1 position, solar-powered with lithium battery back-up, driving a remontoir train which replaces the barrel spring.

USD 5,000 - 7,000

HKD 39,000 - 54,000 / CHF 5,000 - 7,000

Sold: USD 8,125


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial and movement signed. HEIGHT 18.5 cm., WIDTH 17 cm., DEPTH 10.5 cm.