Important Watches, Wristwatches and C...
Hong Kong, Hotel Furama Kempinski, Jun 09, 1997
Patek Philippe & Cie, Geneve, No. 157484, case No. 275818, made for Franz Michaelsen, Horloger, Rome, No. 16410, made in 1912, sold on 28 March 1913. Fine 18K gold hunting case, keyless minute repeating watch.
C. Four body massive "bassine " , polished. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Arabic numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued steel "spade " hands. M.18"' rhodium plated, "fausses cote" decoration, 31 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring with swan neck micrometric index. Minute repeating on gongs with slide in the band. Signed on the dial, case and movement. In very good condition, accompanied by Extract of the Archives. Diam. 53 mm.