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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

LOT 83

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3738 ELLIPSE AUTOMATIC YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, "Ellipse d'Or" movement No. 1197139, Ref. 3738/117. Sold on September 9th, 1992. Very fine, oval, self-winding, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with a heavy 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe woven bracelet. Accompanied by the Certificate of Origin.

Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, snap-on case back, sapphire crystal. Satiné blue with applied yellow gold baton indexes. Yellow gold baton hands. Cal. 240, stamped with the Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 27 jewels, straight line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted for heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, selfcompensating free-sprung flat balance spring, 22K gold microrotor mounted on ball bearings.

CHF 6,500 - 8,500

HKD 52,000 - 68,000 / USD 6,700 - 8,800

Sold: CHF 10,000

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

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. 31 x 35 mm. THICKNESS 6 mm. Approx. overall length 185 mm.