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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 2000

LOT 366

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 173022, case No. 281189, made in 1914 for the Centenary Cantonal Shooting Contest in Geneva (1814-1914).Fine 18K gold and enamel keyless fob watch in original leather fitted box.

CHF 4,000 - 4,500

USD 2,200 - 2,500

Sold: CHF 5,290

C. Four-body, massive, the bezels with white champlevé enameled lines, the back enameled with a view of the City of Geneva, seen from the lake, the dates: 1814-1914 and a garland of roses. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with the inscription for the shooting contest. D. White enamel with radial Arabic numerals, outer gilt minute ring and sunk subsidiary seconds. Gold 'Louis XV' hands. M. 12???, gilded, straight-line 'moustache' escapement, cut bimetallic balance, flat balance spring.Signed on the dial, case and movement.Diam. 32 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 01


Described and illustrated in JEAN L. MARTIN, Montres de tir suisses, Lausanne 1976, Vol. 1, fig. 101.