Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
Hong Kong, Nov 27, 2016
PATEK PHILIPPE NAVIQUARTZ CHRONOMETER Patek Philippe, Genève, Model 1215 B. Made circa 1973. Very fine, "Naviquartz III", mahogany quartz Chronometer with center-seconds, stop-feature and battery power-reserve indicator. Accompanied by a fitted box and an Extract from the Archives.
Three-tier, hinged, corners and sides reinforced by brass inlays in the tradition of marine chronometers, the interior of the lid with applied vacant brass plaque, bottom with folding brass stand. White with bold radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, below on the brushed brass dial plate 2 apertures, right for pushbutton activating power-reserve indication, left for the indicator. Black Breguet hands. With quartz standardization, electronic, hack-mechanism for stopping for precision setting.