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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 338

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3940 YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 771682, case No. 2866726, Ref. 3940J. Made circa 1988. Very fine and rare, self-winding, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, 24 hour indication, leap year indication and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the original box, setting pin, hang-tag and booklets.

Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, concave bezel, concave lugs, snap-on case back, sapphire crystal. Matte silver with applied yellow gold faceted baton indexes, outer engraved minute divisions, subsidiary dials for the days of the month, of the week, the months, the 24 hours and leap year, aperture for the moon phases. Yellow gold dauphine hands. Cal. 240Q, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, free-sprung self-compensating flat balance spring, 22K gold micro-rotor. Dial, case and movement signed.

USD 30,000 - 40,000

HKD 235,000 - 310,000 / CHF 28,000 - 38,000

Sold: USD 41,250


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 9 mm.