Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 168

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 1491 "SCROLL LUGS" PINK GOLD Patek Philippe & Co, Genève, No. 963827, case No. 653301, Ref. 1491. Made circa 1946. Very fine and unusual, 18K pink gold wristwatch "à cornes capuchonnées". Accompanied by the original Patek Philippe box.

CHF 8,000 - 12,000

HKD 64,000 - 96,000 / USD 8,000 - 12,000

Sold: CHF 22,500

Three-body, solid, polished, flat and inclined bezel, scrolled lugs, snap-on back. Silver with applied pink gold faceted baton indexes, subsidiary seconds dial, outer minute divisions. Pink gold dauphine hands. Cal. 12```-120, rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronisms and five positions, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-8-01

Very good

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 34 mm. THICKNESS 9.5 mm. Consigned by the wife of the original owner, this pink gold version of the REFERENCE 1491 has been maintained in close to new condition, having almost never been worn and in our opinion possibly never polished. Property of the Original Spanish Owner