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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2020

LOT 149

PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 3420, AMAGNETIC, ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE, YELLOW GOLD

A very fine and rare, manual wind, 18k yellow gold anti-magnetic wristwatch.

Brand Patek Philippe

Reference 3420

Year Sold in February 1968

Movement No. 733602

Case No. 431966

Caliber 27 AM 400

Dimensions 34 mm

Signature Dial, Case (with initials) and Movement

Accessories Certificate of origin

CHF 7,500 - 9,500

HKD 60,000 - 76,000 / USD 7,500 - 9,500

Sold: CHF 9,125


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01

Good

Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original


Notes

Property of the original Spanish owner
Production of this reference started in 1959. Caliber 27-400 AM is equipped with a bronze-beryllium lever escapement, and is sometimes fully protected by a soft iron cap. It can withstand magnetic fields up to 450 oersteds unit of measurement of the intensity of a magnetic field. Sold new to the current owner at the retailer Union Suiza in February 1968, it has been kept in excellent condition with a clear punch mark to the side of the case and the original certificate.