Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
Hong Kong, Nov 27, 2016
PATEK PHILIPPE LARGE CHRONOMETRO GONDOLO 24 HOUR DIAL PINK GOLD Patek, Philippe & Cie., Genève, "Chronometro Gondolo," Made for Gondolo & Labouriau, Relojoeiros, Rio de Janeiro circa 1905. Very fine, 18K pink gold keyless Chronometer pocket watch with 24hr dial. Accompanied by a fitted presentation case and letter from Patek Philippe confirming archival information.
Four-body, "bassine", polished, engine-turned caseback. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with black radial 24hr Roman numerals, red quarters, outer minute track, sunk subsidiary seconds. Pink gold spade hands. 22```, frosted gilt patented bridge caliber, 20 jewels, wolf`s tooth winding, gold wheel train, straight- line "moustache" lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring, micrometric cam regulator.