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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Hong Kong, October 27, 2018

LOT 251

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3788; ELLIPSE, 18K YELLOW GOLD

18K yellow gold, qaurtz, vertical oval-shaped, lady's wristwatch, snap-on case-back, with blue dial, and one horological complication: Instantaneous date of the month (aperture at 3 o'clock)

Brand Patek Philippe

Model Ellipse

Reference Ref. 3788

Year 1980-1990

Caliber E 15, quartz standardisation

Bracelet Black leather strap, with 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe Ellipse buckle

Accessories Original fitted box; Extract from the Archives

Dimensions 32 x 26.5 mm.

Signed Dial, case and movement

HKD 24,000 - 32,000

CHF 3,000 - 4,000 / USD 3,100 - 4,100

Sold: HKD 32,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-6

Very good

Slightly oxidized


Notes

Patek Philippe, Ellipse The Ellipse model was first introduced in 1968, inspired by the Golden section, which is the perfect equilibrium of shapes and corresponds to the ratio 1/1.6181. The family of the Golden Ellipse watches is still in production today, making it one of the most long-lasting models ever manufactured by the firm.