Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 385

PATEK PHILIPPE POCKET WATCH WITH QUARTER-REPEATER; 18K PINK GOLD

18K pink gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6, quarter-repeater on two steel gongs (activated by the slide at 4 o’clock). Case-back guilloché engine-turned with polychrome enamelled coat-of-arms, stamped with a Count crown; fluted case-band

Brand Patek Philippe

Model Made for Enrico Volpe, Bari, Apulia (Italy)

Year Circa 1886

Movement No. 66 171

Calibre  19’’’

Case No.  66 171 (22’’’)

Diameter  55.5 mm

Signature Dial and Case

Accessories Extract from the archivies

HKD 200,000 - 230,000

CHF 24,850 - 29,850 / USD 25,000 - 30,000

Sold: HKD 250,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

The Extract from the Archives, dated November 9, 2014, mentioned that this watch was sold on November 8, 1888. The watch is accompanied by a fitted box and a coin engraved with the individual lot number of this thematic sale, Patek Philippe 175 – 18392014, including 100 lots. Enrico Volpe, Bari This watch is distinguished by its large size and its decorative coat-ofarms. Retailed by Enrico Volpe, Bari, Apulia (Italy), it was most probably made at the request of a noble family from the region. This clockmaker retailed excellent swiss watches with horological complications, notably made by Perret & Berthoud, Zenith and Patek Philippe