Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

LOT 223

Patek Philippe - Pocket chronometer, lever escapement, compensated crank balance; 14K pink gold

HKD 30,000 - 40,000

USD 3,900 - 5,200 / EUR 3,600 - 4,800 / CHF 3,900 - 5,200

Sold: HKD 45,000

Large and heavy 14K pink gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket chronometer, with subsidiary seconds at 6; the movement protected inside a soft iron ring against magnetic fields. White enamel dial with radial “Dauphine” numerals. Movement 21’’’, gilded brass, with going barrel, gold screwed-chatons (setting), straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, compensated crank (offset arms) balance with gold and platinum poising screws and blued steel free-sprung cylindrical hairspring with terminal curves.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-21-22



Later original

Movement: 3-6 *


Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Year circa 1890-1895

Movement No. 90 906

Material 14K pink gold

Diameter 58 mm.

Caliber 21’’’ (ebauche probably by Ambroise Duret), lever escapement, crank (offset arms) balance, free-sprung cylindrical hairspring

Signature dial, case and movement


Please note that in the Patek Philippe Archives in Geneva, the movement and case numbers of this watch do not match each other; the current watch no longer corresponds to the manufacture output status, it’s therefore impossible to receive today an Extract from the Archives.