Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
Hong Kong, Nov 27, 2016
PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3445 YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, Ref. 3445. Made circa 1965. Fine and rare, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with date. Accompanied by original fitted box and Extract from the Archives
Two-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, stepped inclined bezel, recessed winding crown, lapidated straight lugs. Champagne with applied yellow gold baton indexes, engraved outer dot minute divisions, subsidiary seconds dial, yellow gold rimmed aperture for the date. Yellow gold baton hands. Cal. 27-460, stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 37 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, 18K gold rotor.