Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

LOT 132

Dress-watch; 18K yellow gold

HKD 16,000 - 23,400

USD 2,000 - 3,000 / CHF 1,900 - 2,790

Sold: HKD 23,750

18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, dress-watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6; silver colour dial with applied 18K yellow gold suspended “Breguet” numerals.
Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the dedication “Abbot W. Sherwood / with / Affection and Esteem / from his / Owens-Illinois / Friends / May 1939”.
Movement 17’’’, rhodium-plated, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-8-01


Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Year Circa 1938

Movement No. 825 074

Case No. 417 760

Diameter 44.2 mm.

Caliber 17’’’, straight-line lever escapement, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions

Weight 54 gr. (approx.)

Signature dial, case and movement