Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 310

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3700 JUMBO NAUTILUS YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, "Nautilus," movement No. 1310623, case No. 537382, Ref. 3700/1. Made circa 1980. Very fine and very rare, water-resistant, large, cushion shaped, self-winding, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with date and an integral 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe bracelet with deployant clasp.

CHF 20,000 - 30,000

HKD 160,000 - 240,000 / USD 20,000 - 30,000

Sold: CHF 50,000

Two-body, polished and brushed, flat bezel, sapphire crystal. Black with horizontal stripes, applied luminous yellow gold baton indexes, outer dot minute divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. Cal. 28-255 C, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 36 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, 21K gold rotor segment.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 42 x 44 mm. THICKNESS 8 mm. Approx. overall length 168 mm. 2016 marks an important milestone for the NAUTILUS, as it marks its 40th Anniversary. Designed by the watch genius, GERALD GENTA, the watch has gained cult status among collectors, just like another of his designs, the AUDEMARS PIGUET ROYAL OAK.