Important Watches, Wristwatches and C...
Hong Kong, Hotel Furama Kempinski, Jun 09, 1997
Patek Philippe & Cie. A Geneve, No. 97778, case No. 222976, made in 1897, sold on 26 December, 1900 to an eminent Officer from an i mportant Italian family. Very fine 18K pink gold and enamel hunting cased, moon phase astronomical, keyless minute repeating watch with perpetual calendar, in original fitted box.
C. Four body, massive, "bassine", polished, the back with the champleve enamelled coat-of-arms of the Ramazzini family, the cover with the azure champleve enamel monogram: "D. de C. " . Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, subsidiary dials for the days of the week, the months and the seconds with outer red date ring, moon phase aperture with its age on the border. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 19 "' , nickel plated, "fausses cotes" decoration, 29 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Repeating on gongs with slide in the band. Signed on the dial, case and movement, accompanied by the Extract of the Archives. In very good condition. Diam. 57 mm.