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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 2000

LOT 312

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 871100, case No. 630888, circa 1940.Fine 18K rose gold keyless dress watch.

CHF 2,200 - 2,800

USD 1,200 - 1,500

Sold: CHF 3,220

C. Three-body, 'forme variée, genre couteau', matted back, polished bezels. D. Pink, applied gold numerals '3', '9', '12', long, thin black markers, gold 'Index' hands, subsidiary sunk seconds. M. 17???, rhodiumed, 'fausses côtes' decoration, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued-steel Breguet balance spring, jeweled to the center with balance and escape wheels with endstones, 'swan-neck' micrometric regulator, stamped twice with Seal of Geneva quality stamp.Signed on dial, case, and movement.Diam. 45 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3 - 6*
Dial: 3 - 01


The Seal of Geneva quality mark was established on November 6, 1886. Awarded by the Geneva Observatory, it was equivalent to the 'Bulletin Officiel de Marche' and qualified timepieces to be officially termed 'chronometers'.