Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 161

PATEK PHILIPPE FIVE MINUTE-REPEATER POCKET WATCH PINK GOLD Patek Philippe & Co., Genève, retailed by Spaulding, Chicago, No. 97054, case No. 223964. Circa 1894. Fine and rare, keyless, five-minute-repeating, 18K pink gold pocket watch. Accompanied by a fitted box.

CHF 8,000 - 12,000

HKD 64,000 - 96,000 / USD 8,000 - 12,000

Sold: CHF 12,500

Four-body, "bassine", polished, hinged back and bezel. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with black dauphine numerals, outer minute track with red-painted Arabic five-minute numerals, subsidiary seconds dial. Pink gold Louis XV hands. Cal. 38 mm.(17```), nickle-plated with fausses cotes decoration, 29 jewels, counterpoised straight-line counterpoised lever escapement, cut-bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Movement and dial signed Patek Philippe, case stamped, movement and case signed Spaulding & Co. Chicago.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-6*


Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


DIAM. 45 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm.