Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Sep 24, 2003

LOT 147

Patek, Philippe & Cie., Genève, No. 174504, case No. 401507 made for Bailey, Banks & Biddle, Philadelphia, circa 1913.Very fine and important, 18K gold, keyless "Special" minute-repeating watch with split-seconds chronograph and 30-minute register in original fitted box.

USD 18,000 - 22,000

EUR 16,000 - 20,000

Sold: USD 21,275

C. four-body, "bassine", polished, gold hinged cuvette. D. White enamel, Breguet numerals, outer minute track, outermost seconds divided into fifths, five-minute/seconds red Arabic markers, minute register at 12 o'clock, subsidiary sunk seconds. Gold "Louis XV" hands.M. 38 mm. (17'''), maillechort, "fausses côtes" decoration, 40 jewels, 8 adjustments, straight line calibrated lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with Breguet balance spring, "Swan-neck" micrometric regulator, rpeating on gongs through activating slide on the band.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 47 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-6


Slightly oxidized

Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original