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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 162

PATEK PHILIPPE MINUTE-REPEATER YELLOW GOLD Patek, Philippe & Cie., Genève, No. 174037, case No. 279218. Made in 1908. Very fine and rare 18K yellow gold, thin minute-repeating keyless pocket watch. Accompanied by the original fitted box and Certificate.

Four-body, "bassine", polished, gold hinged cuvette with inscription, case back with engraved initials. White enamel with painted Breguet numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary sunk seconds. Yellow gold Louis XV hands. 18```, nickel, fausses côtes decoration, 31 jewels, straight- line counterpoised lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan neck micrometric regulator, repeating on gongs by activating slide in the band.

CHF 20,000 - 30,000

HKD 160,000 - 240,000 / USD 20,000 - 30,000

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-01


Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. DIAM. 46 mm.THICKNESS 11 mm.