Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

LOT 393

Patek Philippe - Ref. 130, chronograph, minute recorder, tachometric scale; 18K pink gold

HKD 430,000 - 610,000

USD 56,000 - 77,000 / EUR 50,000 - 70,000 / CHF 56,000 - 77,000

18K pink gold, manual-winding, tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, with snap-on case-back, concave bezel, “champagne” colour dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and two horological complications: • 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two rectangular-shaped push-pieces) with tachometric scale graduated for 1 000 metres • Half-instantaneous 30-minute recorder (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock). “Champagne” colour dial, with applied suspended Roman 18K pink gold numerals and radial indexes.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3 *
Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Model “Calatrava”

Reference 130

Year Circa 1943

Movement No. 863 043

Case No. 630 714 (by Emile Vichet, Geneva)

Material 18K pink gold

Bracelet brown leather strap

Buckle 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle

Caliber 13-130, Glucydur screw-balance and self-compensating Breguet hairspring, index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw

Height 41.9 mm.

Width 33 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement


Patek Philippe, Ref. 130
This reference is launched in 1934 and remained in production until circa 1960.
The watch is fitted with the Cal. 13-130.
The majority in yellow gold, more rarely in pink gold, even more rarely in white gold; few examples in stainless steel are known to-date of which only six examples with a gold bezel.

Huber, Martin, & Banbery, Alan, Patek Philippe Wristwatches, 1998, pp. 262-264 and 269.


Antiquorum, Geneva, auction, April 9, 1989, The Art of Patek Philippe, lot 92.