Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
Hong Kong, Nov 27, 2016
PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3718 JAPAN LIMITED EDITION STEEL Patek Philippe, Genève, Ref. 3718. Expressly made in a special edition for the Japanese market in 1989 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Patek Philippe. Very fine and rare, manual-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with a stainless steel Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box.
Two-body, polished and brushed, stepped bezel, case back embossed with a golden medallion "Patek Philippe 1839-1989" and the Calatrava cross, domed sapphire crystal. Ivory with applied white gold baton indexes, subsidiary seconds dial. White gold baton hands. Cal. 215, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration,18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self compensating free- sprung flat balance spring.