Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2019

LOT 744

PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 130, BLACK DIAL RETAILED BY FRECCERO, STEEL AND PINK GOLD

Property of a Swiss family
An extremely fine and the only one known, manual wind, stainless steel and 18k pink gold chronograph wristwatch with black dial.

Brand Patek Philippe

Reference 130

Year Circa 1938

Movement No. 862041

Calibre  13’’’

Case No. 505202

Bracelet Leather with an 18k pink gold Patek Philippe buckle

Dimensions 33 mm

Signature Dial, Case and Movement.

Accessories Extract from the archives

CHF 80,000 - 140,000

HKD 640,000 - 1,120,000 / USD 80,000 - 140,000

Sold: CHF 281,000


Grading System
Grade:

Exceptional

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-01

Good

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


Notes

This reference 130 was purchased at the Antiquorum, The Art of Patek Philippe sale in April 1989, lot 47. Bought and then placed in a safe, the watch has remained untouched and unworn for the last 30 years. Recently rediscovered by the family, the watch is part of the only 8 examples so far that have surfaced on the market featuring a stainless steel case and rose gold bezel. Interestingly, the extract does not mention the pink gold bezel (for a similar case see Christies, June 2018, lot 29), but confirms the black dial with raised arabic steel numerals at 12 and 6 o’ clock and the tachometer scale. It is without a doubt, combined with the retailers signature; the most desirable two-tone 130 to re-surface on the market and is the only example known featuring a black dial.