Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
Hong Kong, Nov 27, 2016
PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3960 OFFICIER YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, Officer, Ref. 3960J. Made in a limited edition of 2000 pieces in circa 1989 to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Patek Philippe. Very fine and rare, Officer style, 18K yellow gold wristwatch. Accompanied by an original fitted box and commemorative medal.
Three-body, solid, polished, hinged case back, dedicated gold cuvette engraved: "Patek Philippe Geneve, 150 Anniversaire 1839- 1989," gold screwed bars, sapphire crystal. White with painted Breguet numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds dial. Oxidized gold Breguet 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.